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Drapers Windmill, Margate
Grid reference: TR 362 700
OS sheet: 179
Postcode: CT9 2SP
In St Peter's footpath, off College Road, on S edge of town.
A black smock mill built in 1845 by John Holman, and last worked by wind in the early 1930s.
Restored to working order by the Drapers Windmill Trust. A Crossley gas engine runs the mill on days when
there is little or no wind. Flour milled for demonstration only. Owned by Kent County Council.
Souvenir shop & small museum.
Opening times 2017
Easter Sunday, National Mills
Weekend and June-August, Sundays 14.00-16.00. Also Saturdays in August. Parties at other times by appointment.
Also Heritage weekend 9th & 10th September.
National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
& Sunday 14th May, 14.00-16.00.
G Orton hon sec., tel. 01843 291696; also