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Lime Kiln

A Grade II Listed Building in Gorran Haven, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2406 / 50°14'26"N

Longitude: -4.7879 / 4°47'16"W

OS Eastings: 201300

OS Northings: 41561

OS Grid: SX013415

Mapcode National: GBR ZX.HZNC

Mapcode Global: FRA 08VD.BHX

Entry Name: Lime Kiln

Listing Date: 15 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137560

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71589

Location: St. Goran, Cornwall, PL26

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Goran

Built-Up Area: Gorran Haven

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Goran

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ST GORAN CANTON (south side), Gorran Haven
SX 0041 0141
5/91 Lime Kiln
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GV II

Lime kiln. Probably built in 1812, with few later alterations. Slatestone rubble
with brick dressings.
Plan: Large square plan lime kiln, with the front directly on to the beach and the
slipway on to the beach running along the right side. The lime kiln is built into
the bank at the rear, for loading to the kilns at the top. The top is filled in.
Exterior: The front facing the beach is blind. The right side faces Canton, and has
two round-arched openings with brick dressings and C20 plank door. The left side and
rear have no openings.
In 1812, John Pill leased a plot of land to Richard Nicholls for building a lime kiln
and lime house.
Sources: Hawkridge, C.: A History of Gorran.


Listing NGR: SX0130041561

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