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Latitude: 50.925 / 50°55'29"N
Longitude: -3.3756 / 3°22'32"W
OS Eastings: 303416
OS Northings: 114849
OS Grid: ST034148
Mapcode National: GBR LN.Q4MX
Mapcode Global: FRA 36TN.NR2
Entry Name: Lime Kilns at Pretty Bench Quarry
Listing Date: 17 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325905
English Heritage Legacy ID: 96007
Location: Sampford Peverell, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Sampford Peverell
Built-Up Area: Sampford Peverell
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Sampford Peverell
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SAMPFORD PEVERELL WHITNAGE ROAD, Sampford Peverell
ST 01 SW
- Lime kilns at Pretty Bench Quarry
Lime kilns. C19. Local sandstone conglomerate rubble. Triple draw kiln with 3
draught tunnels facing south-west. Each tunnel has a low elliptical outer arch and
similar lower inner relieving arch. The draw pits are enclosed by rusted iron bars.
The front wall rises to the remains of a rubble parapet. The kiln pits have been
infilled to avoid danger to stock. At the right (south-east) end is a leanto
storage room now missing its roof. At the back (north-west) the new road works
impinge very closely on the kiln and conceal that side and any evidence of a loading
The kiln is reported to have been operating as a lime kiln up to circa 1920.
Listing NGR: ST0341614849
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