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Pair of Limekilns at Grid Reference 833 564

A Grade II Listed Building in Cornworthy, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3961 / 50°23'45"N

Longitude: -3.643 / 3°38'34"W

OS Eastings: 283319

OS Northings: 56420

OS Grid: SX833564

Mapcode National: GBR QP.2KQN

Mapcode Global: FRA 3880.0L2

Entry Name: Pair of Limekilns at Grid Reference 833 564

Listing Date: 26 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108372

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100978

Location: Cornworthy, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Cornworthy

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Cornworthy St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

6/67 pair of Limekilns at
Grid Reference 833 564


Pair of adjoining limekilns. Circa late C19, extended in circa early to
mid C19. Local slate rubble. Flat front with two arched openings
(swallows), the right hand is probably the original and has a pointed arch,
the top corbel of which has collapsed. The left hand is a larger round
arch with dressed slate voussoir. Both have stoking holes at the back of
the openings. There is a straight masonry joint immediately to the left of
the right hand kiln.
The kilns are built into the bank for top loading from the higher ground
level at the back. The kilns have been infilled with earth and rubble.
Including wall in front enclosing small area with opening to left, opposite
left hand arch; the wall to the right has partly collapsed.
The kilns are situated on the shore of Bow Creek, a tributary of the River

Listing NGR: SX8331956420

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