Town Mills, Gillingham

A water-powered corn mill and silk mill in the historic county of Dorset, England.

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A combined silk and corn mill, painted by John Constable. Silk production ceased in 1895. The mill was demolished in 1988 after a fire and housing was built on the site.

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Alternative names Silk Mill, Town Mill
Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
River Shreen Water
Mill function Corn mill, Silk mill
Archive ID 485
Location Gillingham
Historic county Dorset
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR ST 8079 2659
Latitude/longitude 51.03829800, -2.27504800



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Martin Bodman, May 2020.


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