Padsole Mill, Maidstone

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

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This is a Domesday site and fulling, paper, and flour mills have occupied the site since medieval times. The last corn mill was built on the site by William Taylor c 1874 but disused by 1957. It was known as Lenworth Mill from the 1930s. It was demolished in the 1980s.

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Alternative names Lenworth Mill
Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
River Len
Mill function Corn mill
Archive ID 8571
Location Maidstone
Historic county Kent
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR TQ 764 556
Latitude/longitude 51.25991307, 0.52573909



  • Alan Stoyel, Mills Archive Foundation Trustee
  • Goodsall, Robert H, "Watermills on the River Len" (Archaeologica Cantiana, 71, 1957, pp. 106-129)

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