Windmill, Regent's Place, Ashford

A wind-powered corn mill in the historic county of Kent, England.

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An octagonal two-storey brick tower and three-storey, weatherboarded smock. In c 1872 it was dismantled and bought by Mr Matcham of Throwley, afterwards being put up at Badlesmere where the remains were still to be seen in 1933. Harman (1981) credits Stephen Sharp with erecting the mill at Badlesmere.


1862 – S Sharp, Windmill Street, Ashford

1887 – Stephen Sharp, 1 Regent’s Place, Ashford

Full details

Power source Wind
Mill type Smock mill
Mill function Corn mill
Archive ID 10706
Location Regent's Place, Ashford
Historic county Kent
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR TR 007 427
Latitude/longitude 51.14836300, 0.86816429



  • ASFC-23382 - Kent windmills by parish, A-C
  • Coles Finch, William, Watermills and windmills (C W Daniel, 1933) p. 64
  • Frazer, Peter, mill researcher, 2006
  • Harman, Leonard, "The Windmills of Ashford" (Bygone Kent, 2 (4), April 1981)


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