HOFFMAN KILN AT BETCHWORTH PITS TQ20755140

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1028781
Date first listed:
21-Jan-1986
Statutory Address:
HOFFMAN KILN AT BETCHWORTH PITS TQ20755140, STATION ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
HOFFMAN KILN AT BETCHWORTH PITS TQ20755140, STATION ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Surrey
District:
Mole Valley (District Authority)
Parish:
Betchworth
National Grid Reference:
TQ 20742 51401

Details

BETCHWORTH C.P. STATION ROAD TQ 25SW 4/18 "Hoffman" Kiln at 21/1/86 Betchworth Pits. TQ20755140 GV II

Hoffman kiln. Built c.1867 by the Brockham Brick Company in connection with its lime quarrying activities. Brown brick tower approximately 110 feet high. Rectangular plan, tapering towards the top with iron bands to bind the topmost courses of brick. Arched entrance to the southern side almost obscured by foliage, the former oven now filled with debris. Part of a good group of industrial buildings, the kiln was last used in 1901.

SURREY HISTORY I 3 (1975) "Stone Mining in East Surrey" by P. W. Sowan pp83-94. Records for the Brockham Brick Company can be found at Surrey County Record Office.

Listing NGR: TQ2074251401

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
290127
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Surrey History I, (1975), 83-94

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 26 Aug 1999
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