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Latitude: 50.4506 / 50°27'2"N
Longitude: -4.4863 / 4°29'10"W
OS Eastings: 223586
OS Northings: 64151
OS Grid: SX235641
Mapcode National: GBR ND.NZDS
Mapcode Global: FRA 17HV.VCT
Entry Name: Limekiln
Listing Date: 26 November 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1140052
English Heritage Legacy ID: 61264
Location: Dobwalls and Trewidland, Cornwall, PL14
Civil Parish: Dobwalls and Trewidland
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Liskeard
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SX 26 SW LISKEARD RURAL MOORSWATER
Limekiln with water wheel to rear, disused, circa mid C19. Rubblestone with cut
stone round arches to openings on front, north east and to sides on north west and
south east. Flat top. Rectangular plan with East Looe River running to rear.
Openings into 2 cylindrical chambers have deeply splayed reveals. Chamber
openings blocked. Rubblestone dividing wall to rear appears later. Entrance on
right. Partition for machinery including water wheel on rear. Remains of
undershot water wheel and gear driving a winch which was used to haul waggons
containing limestone and culm up a tramroad incline to the top of the limekiln.
Winch, friction drive, remains of brake and part of wheel extinct. At time of
inspection much overgrown.
Sources; measured drawing of Moorswater limekiln by Martin Watts in National
Monuments Record measured drawings collection.
Listing NGR: SX2358564150
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