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Limekiln 250 Metres to South of Landlooe Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Keyne, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4078 / 50°24'28"N

Longitude: -4.4658 / 4°27'56"W

OS Eastings: 224884

OS Northings: 59340

OS Grid: SX248593

Mapcode National: GBR NF.RQQJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 17JZ.40Z

Entry Name: Limekiln 250 Metres to South of Landlooe Bridge

Listing Date: 26 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140838

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61385

Location: St. Keyne, Cornwall, PL14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Keyne

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Keyne

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


13/252 Limekiln 250 m to south of Landlooe


Limekiln, disused. Circa 1830s. Stone rubble. Square in plan with round dressed
stone arches on north and south. Southern arch blocked to rear. Northern arch with
opening through to circular flue within. Built into side of bank with ground rising
to west to aid top axcess.
Built about 75 metres to west of Liskeard and Looe union canal which would have
provided cheap transport for the lime. The canal was authorised in 1825 for
agricultural purposes, to link Liskeard with tidal water at Looe. As the canal
traffic expanded, the canal was replaced by the Liskeard and Caradon Railway,
authorised by act of 1843 and opened in 1846.

Listing NGR: SX2488459340

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

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