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Lime Kiln Immediately North of Old Mill Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Dittisham, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3565 / 50°21'23"N

Longitude: -3.6016 / 3°36'5"W

OS Eastings: 286164

OS Northings: 51958

OS Grid: SX861519

Mapcode National: GBR QR.K4B0

Mapcode Global: FRA 38B3.BNW

Entry Name: Lime Kiln Immediately North of Old Mill Bridge

Listing Date: 26 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108267

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101217

Location: Dittisham, South Hams, Devon, TQ6

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Dittisham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Dittisham St George

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


Lime Kiln immediately
north of Old Mill


Limekiln. Probably late C18 or early C19. Dressed limestone and slate
rubble. Square on plan, its side into the road. The pointed arch swallow
opening on the west side has a slate lintel at its apex. Inside the
swallow opening is corbelled slate with a stoking hole at the back which
has a slate lintel and a small square opening above. Through the south
side a shaft at ground level with a slate lintel. The east wall has large
hole broken through. There are trees growing on the top of the kiln.
Against the west wall there are 2 retaining walls which may be the remains
of the limeowner's house with a store below. It is now floorless and
roofless but has a fireplace on the first floor at the back.

Listing NGR: SX8616451958

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

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