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Lime Kiln at Western Entrance to Darlton Quarry Sk 216 758

A Grade II Listed Building in Eyam, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2787 / 53°16'43"N

Longitude: -1.6774 / 1°40'38"W

OS Eastings: 421605

OS Northings: 375797

OS Grid: SK216757

Mapcode National: GBR JZQJ.MD

Mapcode Global: WHCCV.6VHB

Entry Name: Lime Kiln at Western Entrance to Darlton Quarry Sk 216 758

Listing Date: 12 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068759

English Heritage Legacy ID: 80712

Location: Stoney Middleton, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, S32

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Stoney Middleton

Built-Up Area: Eyam

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Stoney Middleton St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

6/97 (South Side)
Lime Kiln at Western Entrance
to Darlton Quarry SK 216 758

Limekiln. Early C19. Rubble limestone and timber. Large beehive-shaped limekiln, approximately 25 feet high, partly set back into the hillside. Circular in plan except for large projecting rubble buttresses to either side of drawing tunnel entrance. Between these, a large lintel supports upper stonework. Set back beneath the lintel, the arched tunnel entrance of rubble voussoirs. Above, the kiln tapes to the top. West side now collapsed near the top. Kiln has been filled in by rubble so lining not visible. Listed as rare survival of large, late C18 and early C19, complex of lime quarrying and burning along Middleton Dale.

Listing NGR: SK2160575797

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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