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Lime Kiln at Sx 434 523

A Grade II Listed Building in Millbrook, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3491 / 50°20'56"N

Longitude: -4.2037 / 4°12'13"W

OS Eastings: 243312

OS Northings: 52232

OS Grid: SX433522

Mapcode National: GBR NT.W638

Mapcode Global: FRA 2823.XSJ

Entry Name: Lime Kiln at Sx 434 523

Listing Date: 26 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140605

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61927

Location: Millbrook, Cornwall, PL10

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Millbrook

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Millbrook

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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6/273 Lime kiln at SX 434 523


Lime kiln. C18, with cottage attached to side, probably of early C19, now ruinous.
Slatestone with some sandstone, some granite quoins and lintels to fire door
openings. Rectangular kiln, about 30 feet square and about 15 feet high, built into
bank. Walls have slight batter. Single kiln; access arches with semicircular heads
on east and west sides. Eastern arch has sandstone keystone. The kiln is open at
top, its section is an inverted cone, the upper part tapering inwards. No firebrick
lining. A one-room plan cottage was built against the west face of the kiln, partly
built of sandstone, lower room cut into bedrock and upper room with fireplace;
(Sources: Gaskell Brown, C.: (ed.) A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Plymouth.
Robertson, R. and Gilbert, C.: Aspects of Domestic Archaeology of Cornwall 1979)

Listing NGR: SX4331252232

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