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LIMEKILN COMPLEX AT NGR ST 1730 4530

List Entry Summary

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

Name: LIMEKILN COMPLEX AT NGR ST 1730 4530

List entry Number: 1057382

Location

LIMEKILN COMPLEX AT NGR ST 1730 4530

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

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Stringston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Nov-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265255

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST14NE STRINGSTON CP LILSTOCK BEACH

1/205 Limekiln Complex at NGR ST 1730 4530 -

II

Limekiln complex. Mid C19. Blue lias random rubble, some brick infill. On seashore, retaining wall about 45 metres long set into hill side, swept up to height of about 10 metres in centre with buttressed, tunnel vaulted shed to left of blocked limekiln, unidentified recess beyond, 2 segmental headed openings to left giving access to small, rectangular tunnel vaulted rooms with remains of walls set at right angles. Approached from above by flight of steps, about 25 metres long. In poor condition at time of survey, (August 1983), and partially overgrown. This is all that remains of the port of Lilstock, developed by the Aclands in the early C19; by 1848 there were resident coastguards and by 1855 a customs officer. Traffic was in Welsh coal and pit props and pleasure steamers stopped here in the 1860's and 70's. Listed primarily for historic interest. (VCH Somerset, Vol.5 forthcoming).



Listing NGR: ST1730045300

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Dunning, R W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1985)

National Grid Reference: ST 17304 45284

Map

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