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Limekilns Circa 100 Metres South of Haig Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Ferryhill, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6776 / 54°40'39"N

Longitude: -1.5325 / 1°31'56"W

OS Eastings: 430243

OS Northings: 531498

OS Grid: NZ302314

Mapcode National: GBR KGRB.0Z

Mapcode Global: WHC54.FPGD

Entry Name: Limekilns Circa 100 Metres South of Haig Street

Listing Date: 14 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121471

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112227

Location: Ferryhill, County Durham, DL17

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Ferryhill

Built-Up Area: Ferryhill

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Cornforth and FerryHill

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(West side, off)

7/31 Limekilns circa
100 metres south
of Haig Street

Limekilns, now coal storage hoppers. Probably mid C19 for Chilton Lime Works.
2 builds. Limestone rubble with coursed squared sandstone plinth and brick
dressings; brick patching. First build at left has stone plinth to 3
semicircular arches, each with 3 header courses of yellow bricks; rubble walls
with varied brick patching, some of very big yellow bricks. Left return
rubble with full-height sloping buttress. Second build at right has rubble
walls with 3 segmental brick arches on rubble jambs. Each arch has brick
vault and rear wall, with 2 eyes, some blocked and with coal-chutes inserted.

Sources: O.S. 1:2500, 2nd edition (1897); Durham, XXXV.14.

F. Atkinson, The Industrial Archaeology of North-East England, 1974, Vol. 2,

Listing NGR: NZ3024331498

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