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Walling at Old Lime Kiln, Behind Number 32

A Grade II Listed Building in Marple, Stockport

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Latitude: 53.393 / 53°23'34"N

Longitude: -2.0578 / 2°3'28"W

OS Eastings: 396250

OS Northings: 388462

OS Grid: SJ962884

Mapcode National: GBR GY26.8F

Mapcode Global: WHB9Y.CZ98

Plus Code: 9C5V9WVR+5V

Entry Name: Walling at Old Lime Kiln, Behind Number 32

Listing Date: 11 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242485

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441896

Location: Marple and High Lane, Stockport, SK6

County: Stockport

Electoral Ward/Division: Marple South

Built-Up Area: Marple

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Marple All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/165 Walling at old
lime kiln,
4/64 behind No. 32


Limekilns. 1797 for Samuel Oldknow. Dressed sandstone.
Total of 4 concaved bays which act as a retaining wall and
gave access to the kilns which were tunnelled into the
hillside. Bays 1 and 2 have a semi-circular headed openings
(now blocked) which formerly had 2 tiers of Gothic lights.
Bay 3 has a blocked semi-elliptical headed opening. Lower
arches in each bay now obscured by raised ground level.
O. Ashmore (editor), Historic Industries of Marple and
Mellor, 1977, pp. 67-78.

Listing NGR: SJ9625088461

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

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