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LIME KILN AT SX 434 523

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: LIME KILN AT SX 434 523

List entry Number: 1140605

Location

LIME KILN AT SX 434 523

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Millbrook

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 61927

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History

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Details

SX 45 SW MILLBROOK MILLBROOK

6/273 Lime kiln at SX 434 523

GV II

Lime kiln. C18, with cottage attached to side, probably of early C19, now ruinous. Slatestone with some sandstone, some granite quoins and lintels to fire door openings. Rectangular kiln, about 30 feet square and about 15 feet high, built into bank. Walls have slight batter. Single kiln; access arches with semicircular heads on east and west sides. Eastern arch has sandstone keystone. The kiln is open at top, its section is an inverted cone, the upper part tapering inwards. No firebrick lining. A one-room plan cottage was built against the west face of the kiln, partly built of sandstone, lower room cut into bedrock and upper room with fireplace; roofless. (Sources: Gaskell Brown, C.: (ed.) A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Plymouth. 1980. Robertson, R. and Gilbert, C.: Aspects of Domestic Archaeology of Cornwall 1979)

Listing NGR: SX4331252232

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Brown, C G, A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Plymouth and Millbrook, (1980)
Robertson, R, Gilbert, G, 'Institute of Cornish Studies Special Reports' in Some Aspects of the Domestic Archaeology of Cornwall, (1979)

National Grid Reference: SX4331252232

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