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|HER Number:||TQ 94 SW 152|
|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Black Mill, Bethersden (former site)|
The Black Mill, Bethersden was a smock mill used mainly for timber sawing. It was moved to the site from Folkestone in 1886 and demolished c.1930.
|Grid Reference:||TQ 9301 4065|
|Parish:||BETHERSDEN, ASHFORD, KENT|
- (Former Type) SMOCK MILL (Post Medieval to Modern - 1886 AD to 1930 AD)
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The Black Mill, Bethersden was a smock mill used mainly for timber sawing. It was moved to the site from Folkestone in 1886 and demolished c.1930 (1). It appears as a corn mill on the second edition OS Map (1897-1900), and is labelled as 'disused' on the third edition OS Map (1907-1923) (2).
The 2nd location of Bethersden Little Mill, a six-sailed saw mill originally located in the village, was also on this site. It was demolished in about 1896 (3).
Wikipedia, 2019, List of windmills in Kent (Website). SKE52140.
<1> Coles Finch, W., 1933, Watermills and Windmills (Monograph). SKE32368.
<2> Landmark, Ordnance Survey 1:2,500 map (OS 2nd Edition, 1897-1900): Landmark Epoch 2 (Map). SKE30965.
Sources and further reading
|---||Website: Wikipedia. 2019. List of windmills in Kent. |
|<1>||Monograph: Coles Finch, W.. 1933. Watermills and Windmills. |
|<2>||Map: Landmark. Ordnance Survey 1:2,500 map (OS 2nd Edition, 1897-1900): Landmark Epoch 2. |