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OLD LIMEKILNS 450 METRES SOUTH EAST OF REDSTEAD

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: OLD LIMEKILNS 450 METRES SOUTH EAST OF REDSTEAD

List entry Number: 1304262

Location

OLD LIMEKILNS 450 METRES SOUTH EAST OF REDSTEAD, B1340

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

County:

District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Embleton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Sep-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 236946

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History

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Details

NU 22 SW NU 219227 EMBLETON B 1340 (East side, off)

3/56 Old limekilns 450 metres south-east of Redstead II

Pair of limekilns, early and later C19. Squared whinstone and limestone rubble with cut sandstone dressings; brick eyes and lining to square kiln pot. Plan: main kiln circular with added square kiln to south-east, both served by same charging ramp. Circular kiln has 3 semicircular drawing arches with raking buttresses between; central arch has inserted lower segmental head with rock- faced-and-margined voussoirs. Square kiln has segmental drawing arches and set-back raking buttresses at corners. All arches have small segmental-headed eyes. Circular pots.

Shown on the 1865 O.S. map as Christonbank Lime Works. Impressive and well preserved.



Listing NGR: NU2189722687

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National Grid Reference: NU 21897 22687

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