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Remains of Gypsum Kiln at King's Mills, Adjacent to Southwest End of the Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Donington, Leicestershire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074159

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358146

Location: Castle Donington, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE74

County: Leicestershire

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

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Listing Text

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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