PAIR OF LIMEKILNS AT GRID REFERENCE 833 564

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1108372
Date first listed:
26-Apr-1993
Statutory Address:
PAIR OF LIMEKILNS AT GRID REFERENCE 833 564

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Location

Statutory Address:
PAIR OF LIMEKILNS AT GRID REFERENCE 833 564

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

County:
Devon
District:
South Hams (District Authority)
Parish:
Cornworthy
National Grid Reference:
SX 83319 56420

Details

CORNWORTHY SX85NW BOW CREEK 6/67 pair of Limekilns at Grid Reference 833 564

II

Pair of adjoining limekilns. Circa late C19, extended in circa early to mid C19. Local slate rubble. Flat front with two arched openings (swallows), the right hand is probably the original and has a pointed arch, the top corbel of which has collapsed. The left hand is a larger round arch with dressed slate voussoir. Both have stoking holes at the back of the openings. There is a straight masonry joint immediately to the left of the right hand kiln. The kilns are built into the bank for top loading from the higher ground level at the back. The kilns have been infilled with earth and rubble. Including wall in front enclosing small area with opening to left, opposite left hand arch; the wall to the right has partly collapsed. The kilns are situated on the shore of Bow Creek, a tributary of the River Dart.

Listing NGR: SX8331956420

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
100978
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 08 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/06093/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Dennis Coote. Source Historic England Archive
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