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Retaining Wall to Lime Kilns at Sk05474486

A Grade II Listed Building in Oakamoor, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.0012 / 53°0'4"N

Longitude: -1.9198 / 1°55'11"W

OS Eastings: 405477

OS Northings: 344877

OS Grid: SK054448

Mapcode National: GBR 37B.TP1

Mapcode Global: WHBCY.HT0L

Entry Name: Retaining Wall to Lime Kilns at Sk05474486

Listing Date: 27 February 2003

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096063

English Heritage Legacy ID: 490029

Location: Oakamoor, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Oakamoor

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Oakamoor Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


1757/0/10006 Retaining wall to lime kilns at SK0547
27-FEB-03 4486


Revetment wall to limekilns. C1806. Coursed and roughly dressed sandstone, with ashlar blocks to coping, archivolts and buttresses. Retaining wall approx. 20m long and 7m high, buttressed by 6 inclined sections on the principal W elevation and with a short return top the N. W elevation has two semi-circular arched stoke holes, set between pairs of inclined sections.
HISTORY: constructed in association with the Uttoxeter Canal, which ferried lime from nearby Cauldon Lowe to the Potteries. Lime burning here was terminated in 1860 by the owner Eli Bowers, who had commenced activities at Froghall in 1858.

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