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Monument details

HER Number:TQ 93 SE 10
Type of record:Monument
Name:Windmill (remains of)

Summary

Post mill at Appledore. The remains of the brick round house are not readily visible but still in existence within a corrugated iron shed on Mill Farm. All except the round house was demolished in 1900. The iron windshaft was saved by G. Jarvis and erected in his garden near Bethersden for use as a crane. It still stands there, in the possession of his son.


Grid Reference:TQ 95280 30365
Map Sheet:TQ93SE
Parish:APPLEDORE, ASHFORD, KENT

Monument Types

  • POST MILL (Partly demolished 1900, Post Medieval to Modern - 1540 AD to 2050 AD)
Protected Status:Selected Heritage Inventory for Natural England: Remains of Appledore windmill

Full description

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TQ 953304, Post mill Appledore. The remains of the brick round house are not readily visible but still in existence within a corrugated iron shed on Mill Farm. All except the round house was demolished in 1900. The iron windshaft was saved by G. Jarvis and erected in his garden near Bethersden for use as a crane. It still stands there, in the possession of his son. (1)
Possibly moved from Playden East Sussex. Demolished in 1900 and roundhouse now a farm building (Source - Wikipedia List of Kent Windmills)


Wikipedia, 2019, List of windmills in Kent (Website). SKE52140.

<1> The Windmills of Kent 1979 93 94 (J West) (OS Card Reference). SKE50553.

<1> West, J., 1973, The Windmills of Kent, The Windmills of Kent 1979 93 94 (J West) (Monograph). SKE7965.

Sources and further reading

Cross-ref. Source description
---Website: Wikipedia. 2019. List of windmills in Kent.
<1>OS Card Reference: The Windmills of Kent 1979 93 94 (J West).
<1>Monograph: West, J.. 1973. The Windmills of Kent. The Windmills of Kent 1979 93 94 (J West).