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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1242485
English Heritage Legacy ID: 441896
Location: Marple and High Lane, Stockport, SK6
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
SJ 98 NE MARPLE STRINES ROAD
7/165 Walling at old
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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