LIMEKILN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1140052

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1985

Statutory Address: LIMEKILN

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: LIMEKILN

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Dobwalls and Trewidland

National Grid Reference: SX 23586 64150

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Details

SX 26 SW LISKEARD RURAL MOORSWATER

10/63 Limekiln

II

Limekiln with water wheel to rear, disused, circa mid C19. Rubblestone with cut stone round arches to openings on front, north east and to sides on north west and south east. Flat top. Rectangular plan with East Looe River running to rear. Openings into 2 cylindrical chambers have deeply splayed reveals. Chamber openings blocked. Rubblestone dividing wall to rear appears later. Entrance on right. Partition for machinery including water wheel on rear. Remains of undershot water wheel and gear driving a winch which was used to haul waggons containing limestone and culm up a tramroad incline to the top of the limekiln. Winch, friction drive, remains of brake and part of wheel extinct. At time of inspection much overgrown. Sources; measured drawing of Moorswater limekiln by Martin Watts in National Monuments Record measured drawings collection.

Listing NGR: SX2358564150

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 61264

Legacy System: LBS

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