Places To Visit

Chart Gunpowder Mills

Faversham was the centre of the nation's explosive’s industry for 400 years, and the 18th century Chart Gunpowder Mills are the oldest of their kind in the world. Following the Mills' closure in the 1930s, it fell into disrepair and was almost lost until The Faversham Society rescued the Mills, restored and opened it to the public in April 1969.

Chart Gunpowder Mills is located off Stonebridge Way, Faversham, with pedestrian access sign posted from South Road and is open from April to October, 2pm to 5pm, Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays.

Admission: Free of charge, but donations are appreciated.

Groups and those with a special interest can visit at other times by arrangement with the curator John Breeze 01795 534915 or by contacting the Fleur de Lis Heritage Centre  

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