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A Grade II Listed Building in Dobwalls and Trewidland, Cornwall

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140052

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61264

Location: Dobwalls and Trewidland, Cornwall, PL14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Dobwalls and Trewidland

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Liskeard

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


10/63 Limekiln


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

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

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