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Latitude: 50.3946 / 50°23'40"N
Longitude: -3.6686 / 3°40'6"W
OS Eastings: 281493
OS Northings: 56304
OS Grid: SX814563
Mapcode National: GBR QM.WR4J
Mapcode Global: FRA 3860.8KM
Plus Code: 9C2R98VJ+VH
Entry Name: Pair of Limekilns About 370 Metres South East of Bow Bridge
Listing Date: 26 April 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324944
English Heritage Legacy ID: 100951
Location: Ashprington, South Hams, Devon, TQ9
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Ashprington
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Ashprington St David
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
Tagged with: Architectural structure
6/42 Pair of Limekilns About
370 Metres South East
of Bow Bridge
Pair of adjoining limekilns. Probably C18 or early c19. Local limestone and
some slate rubble. The two limekilns are built into the bank behind for top
loading. The right hand kiln may be a slightly later addition, the left hand
kiln has a bowed front and both have corbelled swallows (openings), semi-
circular on plan inside with stoking holes at the back. The front is
overgrown with ivy.
Situated on the roadside immediately south east of the quarry near the head
of Bow Creek.
These limekilns were apparently used again during the Second World War after
a long period of disuse.
Listing NGR: SX8149356304
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