SIX FLARE KILNS AT BETCHWORTH PITS TQ20805140

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1028782
Date first listed:
21-Jan-1986
Statutory Address:
SIX FLARE KILNS AT BETCHWORTH PITS TQ20805140, STATION ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
SIX FLARE KILNS AT BETCHWORTH PITS TQ20805140, 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 20800 51400

Details

BETCHWORTH C.P. STATION ROAD TQ 25SW 4/19 Six Flare Kilns at 21/1/86 Betchworth Pits TQ20805140 GV II

Battery of flare kilns. Built approximately 1872 by the Brockham Brick Company in connection with its lime quarrying activities. Rectangular range with round kilns on plinth approximately 25 feet high. Brick with iron bands around the kilns, iron handrails across the front. Three of the six 20 feet high towers remain, originally top loaded. Part of a good group of industrial buildings.

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 in Surrey County Record Office.

Listing NGR: TQ2080051400

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
290128
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 Oct 2000
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