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Lime Kilns at Pretty Bench Quarry

A Grade II Listed Building in Sampford Peverell, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325905

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96007

Location: Sampford Peverell, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text

SAMPFORD PEVERELL WHITNAGE ROAD, Sampford Peverell
ST 01 SW
8/158
- Lime kilns at Pretty Bench Quarry
- II
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
ramp.
The kiln is reported to have been operating as a lime kiln up to circa 1920.


Listing NGR: ST0341614849

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