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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1374127
English Heritage Legacy ID: 443379
Location: Bickleigh, South Hams, Devon, PL5
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Bickleigh
Built-Up Area: Bere Ferrers
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
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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