Old Smock Mill / Beacon Windmill

Date:
9 Jun 2003
Location:
Old Smock Mill, Rolvenden Road, Benenden, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17 4BT
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Beacon Windmill, Rolvenden Road, Benenden, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17 4BT
Reference:
IOE01/10796/15
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

BENENDEN TQ88SW ROLVENDEN ROAD 1350-0/3/91 (North East side) 09/06/52 Beacon Windmill (Formerly Listed as: Old Smock Mill) GV II Windmill. Built between 1790 and 1810. Smock mill, one of a pair of which the other has long since disappeared. Tapering octagonal tarred brick base with upper part formerly weatherboarded but cladding replaced by large planks at time of survey. The platform at 1st floor level, boat-shaped cap fantail and sweeps were all missing at time of survey. The interior contained the intact spur wheel, upright shaft and remains of the wallower. The brake wheel and windshaft were not 'in situ' but available for reinsertion.

Listing NGR: TQ8243532234

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/2014 IOE Records taken by Henry Teed; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Dr Henry Teed. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Teed, Henry

Rights Holder: Teed, Henry

Keywords

Brick, Tar, Weatherboard, Georgian Smock Mill, Monument <By Form>, Windmill, Industrial, Wind Power Site, Power Generation Site