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Jul 08, 2020 · An interesting point about Turkey Mill was its proximity to the Otford – Ashford railway line that was on a steep gradient at that point, the viaduct carrying the line over the approach road off the A20 was provided with tall side walls and a roof to prevent sparks and smuts from hard working steam engines from afflicting the mill.

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The Whatman family in the Eighteenth Century

In 1736 Harris moved to Turkey Mill near Maidstone and further down the River Len; in 1738 he began pulling this much larger mill down in order to accommodate the equipment needed for the New Technology, a process that was to revolutionize the British Paper Industry (Vols. I & II). This work was unfinished when he died in 1739.

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Maidstone - Wikipedia

Maidstone is a town in Kent, England, of which it is the county town.Maidstone is historically important and lies 32 miles (51 km) east-south-east of London. The River Medway runs through the centre of the town, linking it with Rochester and the Thames Estuary.Historically, the river carried much of the town's trade as the centre of the agricultural county of Kent, known as the Garden of England.

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Turkey Court, Turkey Mill, Ashford Road, Maidstone (4,765.94 mi) Maidstone, Kent ME14 5PP

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Whatman plc - WikiMili, The Free Encyclopedia

Dec 18, 2019 · Mr. Whatman's Turkey Paper Mills by Paul Sandby (1794) Founded in 1740 in Maidstone, Kent, England, Whatman paper was created by papermaker James Whatman the Elder (1702–1759). He made revolutionary advances to the craft in England and is credited as the inventor of wove paper (or Vélin), an innovation used for high quality art and printing.

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Paper-making by hand at Hollingworth's Turkey Mill ...

Download this stock image: Paper-making by hand at Hollingworth's Turkey Mill, Maidstone. Workers making sheets of rag paper and drying them. Woodblock engraving from the Penny Magazine, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 1833. - KHPT6D from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors.

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Topic: Turkey Mill (Maidstone) | UK Paper Mills On-line ...

Jul 08, 2020 · An interesting point about Turkey Mill was its proximity to the Otford – Ashford railway line that was on a steep gradient at that point, the viaduct carrying the line over the approach road off the A20 was provided with tall side walls and a roof to prevent sparks and smuts from hard working steam engines from afflicting the mill.

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Maidstone - Wikipedia

Maidstone is a town in Kent, England, of which it is the county town.Maidstone is historically important and lies 32 miles (51 km) east-south-east of London. The River Medway runs through the centre of the town, linking it with Rochester and the Thames Estuary.Historically, the river carried much of the town's trade as the centre of the agricultural county of Kent, known as the .

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Maidstone - Wikipedia

Maidstone is a town in Kent, England, of which it is the county town.Maidstone is historically important and lies 32 miles (51 km) east-south-east of London. The River Medway runs through the centre of the town, linking it with Rochester and the Thames Estuary.Historically, the river carried much of the town's trade as the centre of the agricultural county of Kent, known as the Garden of England.

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Portals and Wiggins Teape – Ivybridge Heritage

Wove paper was historically produced using a mould with a fine mesh screen, woven on a loom in the same manner as cloth, hence the name. This paper developed by James Whatman at Turkey Mill in Maidstone provided a less irregular surface, eliminating the furrow of traditional laid paper and improving the quality of the printed work.

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Making Antiquarian Paper, Part One - Welcome to paperguru ...

His first knowledge of paper-making was acquired at Turkey Mill, after which he went to Hollingbourne Mill, about five miles from Maidstone. There were, at that period, several mills in and around Maidstone situate on the River Len, and .

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History of Maidstone - Wikipedia

Paper mills, known locally as "the treacle mines", also developed near the river. Paper was produced at places such as Turkey Mill and Hayle Mill. Notable enterprises included the Whatman family and W&R Balston beginning in the 18th century and what was to become the Reed group had several paper and cardboard milling plants in Maidstone.

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Nurseplus Maidstone - Nurseplus

About the branch: The Maidstone office is situated in the Turkey Mill, a once world-renowned paper mill which is now a business park set in 20 acres of landscaped grounds. The branch provides fully-trained Nurses and carers to a range of clients covering private homecare through to nursing & residential homes, learning disability units, NHS Trusts, private hospitals and custodial settings.

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Turkey Mill Paper - Berryhill & Sturgeon

TURKEY MILL PAPER . J WHATMAN - WATERMARK ON BATONNE LAID PAPER . Turkey Mill, in Maidstone, Kent England may have been the site of a medieval fulling mill, certainly a fulling mill was operating by 1629. There was a short period when the mill was used for grinding corn from India known as Turkey wheat from whence it gained its name.

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Vinters in Kent, a seat of James Whatman Esqr.,

James Whatman (1741-1798) of Maidstone, Kent, purchased the 84-acre estate of Vinters in 1783, and after extensive improvements to the house and park, moved there in 1787. Like his father, James Whatman the elder (1702-1759), Whatman was one of the most important paper makers in Britain.

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Commercial Property to Rent in Turkey Mill, Ashford Road ...

Turkey Mill is an exceptional office environment on the eastern edge of Maidstone town centre backing onto Mote Park and accessed off the A20 within 1‹ miles of junction 7 of the M20. Formerly a working paper mill developed by the Whatman family, ...

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Offices To Lease – Turkey Mill

Turkey Mill, once a world renowned paper mill, is now a sought after Business Park with offices to let in Maidstone, Kent. Set in 20 acres of landscaped grounds, just half a mile east of Maidstone town centre and within 1.5 miles of the M20.

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5 North Wing, Turkey Court, Ashford Road Turkey Mill ...

Turkey Mill is an exceptional office environment on the eastern edge of Maidstone town centre backing onto Mote Park and accessed off the A20 within 1 miles of junction 7 of the M20. Formerly a working paper mill developed by the Whatman family, Turkey Mill is now a thriving business park set within secluded landscaped grounds with a range of ...

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The Orangery Maidstone Ltd, East Wing, Turkey Mill, Ashford Road, Maidstone, Kent. ME14 5PP

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Paper-making by hand at Hollingworth's Turkey Mill ...

Download this stock image: Paper-making by hand at Hollingworth's Turkey Mill, Maidstone. Workers making sheets of rag paper and drying them. Woodblock engraving from the Penny Magazine, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 1833. - KHPT6D from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors.

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