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Limekilns at St 053 168

A Grade II Listed Building in Burlescombe, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9427 / 50°56'33"N

Longitude: -3.3497 / 3°20'59"W

OS Eastings: 305267

OS Northings: 116787

OS Grid: ST052167

Mapcode National: GBR LP.NZ22

Mapcode Global: FRA 36WM.6T8

Entry Name: Limekilns at St 053 168

Listing Date: 17 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147628

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95883

Location: Burlescombe, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Burlescombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Burlescombe St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BURLESCOMBE WESTLEIGH
ST 01 NE
5/33 Limekilns at ST 053 168
-
- II
Limekilns. Probably early C19. Stone rubble with brick dressings. Set of 3
limekilns built against a steep south-east facing slope. To right an oblong block projects forward and it contains 2 kilns each raked out from the sides. To left another is built into the hillslope and raked out from the front. All have tall arches with brick segmental heads and stepping down and inwards in a series of 3 similar arches to the blocked raking out hole through to a circular brick-lined vat. They could be loaded from the top of the slope.
This is one of a group of limekilns close to the Westleigh Quarry which still
produces limestone.


Listing NGR: ST0526716787

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