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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
Entry Name: Limekilns at St 057 171
Listing Date: 17 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1147632
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95885
Location: Burlescombe, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16
District: Mid 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
ST 01 NE
5/35 Limekilns at ST 057 171
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
Listing NGR: ST0567417072
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