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Hoffman Kiln at Betchworth Pits Tq20755140

A Grade II Listed Building in Betchworth, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.249 / 51°14'56"N

Longitude: -0.2714 / 0°16'16"W

OS Eastings: 520742

OS Northings: 151402

OS Grid: TQ207514

Mapcode National: GBR HGD.Q5R

Mapcode Global: VHGS2.7VWW

Entry Name: Hoffman Kiln at Betchworth Pits Tq20755140

Listing Date: 21 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1028781

English Heritage Legacy ID: 290127

Location: Betchworth, Mole Valley, Surrey, RH3

County: Surrey

District: Mole Valley

Civil Parish: Betchworth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Betchworth St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

4/18 "Hoffman" Kiln at
21/1/86 Betchworth Pits.

Hoffman kiln. Built c.1867 by the Brockham Brick Company in connection with its
lime quarrying activities. Brown brick tower approximately 110 feet high.
Rectangular plan, tapering towards the top with iron bands to bind the topmost
courses of brick. Arched entrance to the southern side almost obscured by
foliage, the former oven now filled with debris. Part of a good group of
industrial buildings, the kiln was last used in 1901.

SURREY HISTORY I 3 (1975) "Stone Mining in East Surrey" by P. W. Sowan pp83-94.
Records for the Brockham Brick Company can be found at Surrey County Record Office.

Listing NGR: TQ2074251401

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