Kimmins Mill

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Kimmins Mill at Dudbridge from Rodbrough Fort
Taken from Rodborough Fort, Kimmins Mill is the large building in the lower right

Kimmins Mill is up for Auction on the 16th December 2020

The Stroud Mills Heritage Centre had to move out a while ago and the building is to be put up for auction on December the 16th. It has a guide price of £100,000 to £125,000 + fees, should you want to buy it!

Link to the auction site and the mill details (opens in a new tab):

Clive Emson Auctioneers

Update: It sold for £280,000

I’m not sure when the following two photographs were taken, probably around January 2000.

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Some much older ones taken before Sainsburys was built.

KImmins Mill next to Sainsburys in 1988
Kimmins Mill 1988

 

Kimmins Mill at Dudbridge 1988
Kimmins Mill 1988

 

KImmins Mill Jan 2000
Kimmins Mill in January 2000 after slight restoration by Sainsburys

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This old mill is on the edge of Sainsburys car park in Stroud at Dudbridge. The first photo shows it in 2018 from Rodborough Fort. It’s the tall building in the lower right of the photo. The larger mill in the upper left is Ebley Mill, now home to Stroud District Council.

Sainsburys fixed up the exterior of the mill when the new store was built some years ago and a lot of Stroud heritage items are now stored there.

Previously this was a flour mill. A stone located high up in the wall marks the date as 1849. The building is now used as the Stroud Mills Heritage Centre.

In the past there was some railway track that allowed railway trucks to be brought up to the area where the large doors are seen in the second photo.

The railway here was the LMS line and there is a plaque on the wall where the old railway station used to be on the entrance to the cycle path tunnel that goes under the road.

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