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Limekilns at St 059 172

A Grade II Listed Building in Westleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9463 / 50°56'46"N

Longitude: -3.3401 / 3°20'24"W

OS Eastings: 305951

OS Northings: 117175

OS Grid: ST059171

Mapcode National: GBR LQ.NMNB

Mapcode Global: FRA 36WL.Y9T

Entry Name: Limekilns at St 059 172

Listing Date: 17 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325866

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95886

Location: Burlescombe, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text

BURLESCOMBE WESTLEIGH
ST 01 NE
5/36 Limekilns at ST 059 172
-
- II
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 segmental head and it steps down and inwards in a series of three similar arches to the raking out hole which goes 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
produces limestone.


Listing NGR: ST0595117175

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