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Hoffman Kiln Chimney and Draw Kiln, Llanymynech

Hoffman Kiln Chimney and Draw Kiln, Llanymynech, Oswestry, Shropshire SY22 6JX View on map

Disused lime production buildings of 1899. The smelt flue chimney (Hoffman chimney) built in red brick in English garden-wall bond is a prominent landmark and part of the Llanymynech Limeworks. The brick kiln has 2 tunnel vaults which are entered through 14 round-headed arches and covered by a massive oval earth covered mound.


Opening Arrangements

All year; dawn to dusk.


A483 from Welshpool to Oswestry. Llanymynech village lies at the crossroads with the B4398. Rail: Gobowen/Oswestry (9 miles), Shrewsbury (19 miles). Bus: Nos 71 (Four Crosses - Oswestry), D71 (Oswestry - Welshpool) and 445 (Oswestry - Llanfyllin).

Parking Spaces


Behind Post Office.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes