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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1140605
English Heritage Legacy ID: 61927
Location: Millbrook, Cornwall, PL10
Civil Parish: Millbrook
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Millbrook
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SX 45 SW MILLBROOK MILLBROOK
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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