Union Mill

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1356175
Date first listed:
09-Jun-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
19-May-1986
Statutory Address:
Union Mill, The Hill, Cranbrook

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Location

Statutory Address:
Union Mill, The Hill, Cranbrook

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Kent
District:
Tunbridge Wells (District Authority)
Parish:
Cranbrook
National Grid Reference:
TQ 77906 35948

Details

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/02/2018

TQ 7735 NE 12/196

CRANBROOK THE HILL (north east side), Union Mill

(Formerly listed as Cranbrook or Union Windmill, previously listed as The Windmill)

09.06.52

GV I Smock Mill. 1814, by millwright James Humphrey; Henry Dobell miller. Painted brick base with timber-framed and weatherboarded structure above and timber-framed and weatherboarded boat-shaped cap. Wooden sweeps and fantail.

Four-storey base and three-storey upper structure. Scattered fenestration in both upper and lower parts with various entrances and granary doors. Encircling platform above base of wood on iron braces with iron railing. Machinery intact and in working order; still in use as a mill, though more often milling by electricity than by wind-power (when surveyed).

Listing NGR: TQ7790635946

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
169045
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Newman, John, The Buildings of England: West Kent and the Weald, (2012), 203
Wailes, R, The English Windmill, (1954), 34-7

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 20 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08546/10
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