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Chilham Mills

A Grade II Listed Building in Chilham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2417 / 51°14'29"N

Longitude: 0.9749 / 0°58'29"E

OS Eastings: 607740

OS Northings: 153370

OS Grid: TR077533

Mapcode National: GBR SX6.198

Mapcode Global: VHKK9.V17Z

Entry Name: Chilham Mills

Listing Date: 4 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1234921

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181583

Location: Chilham, Ashford, Kent, CT4

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Chilham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TR 05 SE CHILHAM Chilham Mills

4/46 II

Watermill, mill house, storage building and bridge. C,1850,altered mid C20.
House to north is of brick with tiled roof. 2 parallel ranges, 2 storeys,3
windows. Some mid C19 tripartite sashes, otherwise C20 casements. Central
doorcase with pilasters and pediment. Half-hipped roof with 3 tall brick chimney-
stacks. Attached mill to south is tall structure of 4 storeys and attics, the
ground floor brick, above weatherboarded. Tiled roof with 2 dormers having
carved bargeboards. East elevation has casements with 4 centre panes opening
and 16 pane sash to top floor. Lean-to brick extension housing water wheel with
tiled roof. Rear also has casements with centre 4 panes opening, loading door
on 1st floor and lucarn to top floor. Attached to south of this is a 2 storey
brick and weatherboarded storage building with tiled roof and casement windows.
The whole is built over a brick bridge with 1 cambered and two round-headed
arches. The interior of the mill is remarkably complete with paddle wheel,stones,
grain bins and hoppers. (Illustrated on P 35 of John Reynolds' "Windmills and
Watermills 1970).

Listing NGR: TR0648553998

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