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Chillenden Windmill

Location
Grid reference: TR 268 543
OS sheet: 179
Postcode: CT3 1PS
About 8 miles east of Canterbury. Turn right off A257 at Wingham by Red Lion, onto B2046 Adisham road. Take 2nd left after 1 mile by Gibsons Farm Shop, then stay on this road following signs to Chillenden. Mill is approx 1 miles on the left. Access via 50m track.
Limited parking and no toilets on site.

A white open-trestle post mill built in 1868. Restored externally in 1983 and 1988; much restoration in 2002-3. Blown down in November 2003. Rebuilt September 2005. Two pairs millstones and some other machinery in situ.

Opening times 2017
May to September, Sundays and bank holidays, 14.00-16.30. Parties at other times by arrangement.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Sunday 14th May, 14.00-16.30.

Contact
Paul Allen, tel. 01304 841970.
Parties: Sue Baker, tel. 01304 812054.

Email
windmill@chillenden.org.uk

Web site
http://www.southbarn.plus.com/ or
kentwindmills.homestead.com