Powder Mills photos
Slides lent to the Society by David Hansell of Tonbridge.
Recent photograph of woods showing explosion proof earthwork remains, with some remains of machinery inside, sited away from main workings.
Mill race between mill stream and tail stream: site of one of the four mills.
Mill race with brick sides and main metal shaft in place.
Broken metal mill shaft.
Mill stone lying on the ground.
Close up of mill race side with metal shaft recess.
Mill race bearing.
Tail stream with wooden construction remains.
Mill grinding stone on ground with metal axle.
Map of Site.
Financial Details, 1813.
Photograph of Tower, c.1910
1859 Document of Sale.
Copy of reward poster for stolen gunpowder, 1844 .
Drawing of entrance to Powder Mills.
Old photograph of buildings on side of mill stream.
Below is a photograph of Old Powdermill House taken in about 1978. This would have been the Manager’s House at the site in Powder Mills.
Old Powdermill House ca. 1978 – the back, nearest Mill Stream.