Great Ivy Mill, Maidstone

A water-powered paper mill in the historic county of Kent, England.

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This paper mill, like many others, was once a fulling mill. It had a powerful overshot waterwheel, which was later superseded by a turbine, but the iron pentrough from the wheel is still in place. Some buildings of the complex remain, but papermaking here had ceased before the First World War.

This mill had a water turbine.

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Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
River Loose
Mill function Paper mill
Archive ID 10939
Location Maidstone
Historic county Kent
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR TQ 757 532
Latitude/longitude 51.25090200, 0.51625302



  • Alan Stoyel, Mills Archive Foundation Trustee


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