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Limekilns at St 057 171

A Grade II Listed Building in Westleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9454 / 50°56'43"N

Longitude: -3.344 / 3°20'38"W

OS Eastings: 305674

OS Northings: 117072

OS Grid: ST056170

Mapcode National: GBR LQ.NLNP

Mapcode Global: FRA 36WL.WL0

Plus Code: 9C2RWMW4+49

Entry Name: Limekilns at St 057 171

Listing Date: 17 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147632

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95885

Location: Burlescombe, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Burlescombe

Built-Up Area: Westleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Burlescombe St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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ST 01 NE
5/35 Limekilns at ST 057 171
- II
Limekilns. Probably early C19. Stone rubble with brick dressings. Set of 3
limekilns built against a steep south-east facing hillslope. To right an oblong
block projects forward and it contains 2 kilns each raked out from the sides. To
left is another built into the hillslope and it is raked out from the front. All
have tall outer arches with brick segmental arch and it steps down and inwards in a series of 3 similar arches to the raking out hole through to a circular brick kiln 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: ST0567417072

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