Suffolk Windmills, written by Brian Flint, was originally published in 1970. Now republished in a new paperback edition and priced at £12.99

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Mill ID Number 6110
Mill Name : Chart Gunpowder Mills
Type : Water-powered powder mill
Status :
Dates :
New Address : Faversham
Original Address :
County : KENT
Country : uk
Post Code :
Grid Ref : TR 009 612. OS Sheet 178
Description : Signposted from town centre, about 8 minutes walk. From M2 exit at junction 6 or 7.
One of several groups of watermills which formed the Home Works, in existence by 1652. This was the oldest of Faversham’s three gunpowder factories. The surviving mill dates from about 1760 and contains 18th and 19th century machinery. Restored in 1968-70 and is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.
Publications and postcards on sale. Managed by the Faversham Society.
Opening times : Easter to October, Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holidays, 14.00 - 1700. Other times by appointment
Web Site :
Contact Name : Dr Arthur Percival
Contact Email :
Contact Tel : 01795 534542. Party bookings: John Breeze, 01795 5
Last modified : 24/04/2001 12:12:00 By Jim Woodward-Nutt - 24/04/2001 12:12:00

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