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Latitude: 52.8427 / 52°50'33"N
Longitude: -1.3813 / 1°22'52"W
OS Eastings: 441766
OS Northings: 327427
OS Grid: SK417274
Mapcode National: GBR 7H8.RLM
Mapcode Global: WHDH7.RTD1
Entry Name: Remains of Gypsum Kiln at King's Mills, Adjacent to Southwest End of the Cottages
Listing Date: 16 January 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1074159
English Heritage Legacy ID: 358146
Location: Castle Donington, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE74
District: North West Leicestershire
Civil Parish: Castle Donington
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Castle Donington St Edward the King and Martyr
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
CASTLE DONINGTON PARK LANE
SK 42 lilt
Remains of gypsum kiln
at King's Mills,
adjacent to south west
end of The Cottages
Remains of gypsum kiln. Early-mid C19, part demolished and now enclosed by
later C19 walls, C20 roof and C20 garage door. Red brick wall with 3 fireholes
tapering back into hillside to hidden flues that must run up cliff-face.
Enclosed area in front of fireholes has cellar. Other walls are mostly of later
C19 brick, the end adjacent to The Cottages with fragments of earlier dressed
stone wall. This end also has C20 garage doors.
(G H Green, Historical Account of the Ancient Kings Mills, 1960.
Listing NGR: SK4176627427
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