Limekilns At Petoe Quarry

6 Jul 2006
Limekilns At Petoe Quarry, Dartington, South Hams, Devon, TQ9 6DW
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

DARTINGTON TIGLEY SX76SE Limekilns at Petoe 1/164 Quarry


Limekilns. Early C19. Local stone rubble. Pair of adjoining limekilns, rectangular on plan, built into bank in a quarry.

The front has 2 pointed arch kiln openings, each with corbelled vault inside. between the two kiln openings at the front broad raking stone buttress. The front and side walls are parapeted around the top which is at higher ground level at rear to facilitate loading the kilns from above.

Vegetation including trees are now growing on the top of the kilns which are picturesquely situated in Petoe Quarry, now disused.

Listing NGR: SX7603960820


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0678 IOE Records taken by Sid Ellott; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Sid Ellott. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Ellott, Sid

Rights Holder: Ellott, Sid


Rubble, Stone, Georgian Lime Kiln, Victorian Industrial, Agricultural Chemical Site, Chemical Production Site, Chemical Industry Site, Kiln, Quarry, Stone Extraction Site, Mineral Extraction Site