Photos and videos of Herne Mill

Photos and videos of the mill taken by volunteers and visitors, plus old photos and pictures we acquire ...

A painting of Herne Mill in the 1950s by RR Tomlinson RA
Original watercolour owned by Mr Tomlinson's nephew, who allowed us to copy the painting for display at Herne Mill.


1919 - Herne Mill from behind the Mill House
with (probably) Nellie Wootton, wife of the miller Frank Wootton, and their eldest son, Leonard Wootton



Photographs of Herne Mill in 1932 (left) and 1939 (right)
1939 photo taken by Charles Lawrance and labelled "Lawrance's Mill"
Photos donated by Peter Lawrance, believed to be a descendant of the Lawrance family of Herne Mill.

Volunteer of the Year 2015 - Duncan Bray
was presented with a Certificate and gift on 23rd March
in recognition of all the volunteer work he carried out for the mill in 2015


New fanblades were fitted onto the mill on 6th January 2016.
The Friends would like to thank the millwrights, Owlsworth IJP, for all their hard work


Shutters being taken down from the sweeps on 11th November 2015
All the shutters were removed by volunteers with the help of a cherry picker and operator hired from Polo Construction.
The shutters were starting to deteriorate, so were taken down for repair and refurbishment.

Herne Mill in about 1938
This photo was taken by Celia Fossey.
She used to holiday each year with an uncle in Dover, who was blinded in WW1. She was about 18 when she took this photo on a Brownie camera.
The photo was sent to us by her daughter.

An Introduction to Herne Mill

A short introductory video to Herne Mill produced by local film maker Kiall Baker:

January 2013 - Herne Mill in the Snow

Photo taken by Clare Mitchell
and published in the Whitstable Times
on Thursday 28th February

30th May - Herne Mill dressed with bunting and flags for the Diamond Jubilee

Courtesy of Megan Taylor

Sunday 27th May

Courtesy of Simon Ashmore

Saturday 24th March

Courtesy of Morris Coyle

Herne Mill a traditional Kentish Smock Mill owned by KCC and managed by the Friends of Herne Mill
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