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Lime Kiln at Blaxton Quay

A Grade II Listed Building in Bickleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.449 / 50°26'56"N

Longitude: -4.1621 / 4°9'43"W

OS Eastings: 246596

OS Northings: 63248

OS Grid: SX465632

Mapcode National: GBR NV.P4RH

Mapcode Global: FRA 275V.VQV

Entry Name: Lime Kiln at Blaxton Quay

Listing Date: 21 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1374127

English Heritage Legacy ID: 443379

Location: Bickleigh, South Hams, Devon, PL5

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Bickleigh

Built-Up Area: Bere Ferrers

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


102/4/10003 Lime kiln at Blaxton Quay


Lime kiln, disused. Late C18- early C19. Limestone rubble. Rectangular plan containing 6 half-round chambers. Single storey. Substantial range with battered sides, two evenly spaced round- arched entrances to the front, and smaller arches set in each return. The upper surface from which the 6 kilns were charged is overgrown and inaccessible.
INTERIOR: Contains 6 half-round kilns, the end two emptied from the openings in the returns, while the other four open off each side of the large front arches.
HISTORY; An unusually large industrial lime kiln for this area, and reported to be the most substantial in the district. It was sited beside the quay to receive coal from S. Wales, as is more common in north Devon and Somerset.

Listing NGR: SX4659663248

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