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Lime Kiln at Sx 9390 5665

A Grade II Listed Building in Brixham, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4003 / 50°24'1"N

Longitude: -3.494 / 3°29'38"W

OS Eastings: 293916

OS Northings: 56673

OS Grid: SX939566

Mapcode National: GBR QY.F7WQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 37KZ.QMM

Entry Name: Lime Kiln at Sx 9390 5665

Listing Date: 18 October 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195168

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383537

Location: Brixham, Torbay, TQ5

County: Torbay

Civil Parish: Brixham

Built-Up Area: Brixham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Brixham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


1946-1/2/26 (North side)
Lime kiln at SX 9390 5665


Lime kiln. Built 1809 to provide lime for military hospital.
Roughly coursed and squared Devonian limestone rubble. Stands
in a quarry above Berry Head Hotel (qv) to the south-east.
Wedge-shaped opening with rounded arch of voussoirs. INTERIOR
semicircular with corbelled roof. Small rectangular aperture
in rear wall at ground level. Large round hole on top,
accessible from another quarry at higher level.
(Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Reports: Pye A R:
Berry Head Fort, Brixham: 1990-: 27).

Listing NGR: SX9391656672

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