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Lime Kiln Approximately 20 Metres North West of Gibbs Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2726 / 54°16'21"N

Longitude: -2.4083 / 2°24'30"W

OS Eastings: 373505

OS Northings: 486402

OS Grid: SD735864

Mapcode National: GBR CMM1.D5

Mapcode Global: WH94C.ZVBY

Plus Code: 9C6V7HFR+2M

Entry Name: Lime Kiln Approximately 20 Metres North West of Gibbs Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383877

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484309

Location: Dent, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA10

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Dent

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Dent with Cowgill

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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162-1/11/77 (North side)
Lime kiln approx. 20m north-west of
Gibbs Hall Farmhouse


Lime kiln. Probably 1840s, and probably by professional mason;
recently restored. Sandstone rubble brought to courses. Square
plan approx. 4 metres wide. and 4.3 metres high, built into
slope; battered front and sides, with 2 stepped-back tiers
above the draw-hole opening, which is slightly shouldered and
has a drip-stone over it. Buttress to left side. Round bowl on
top. INTERIOR: barrel-shaped draw hole with flat roof made of
large flagstones. Good example of its type. Forms group with
Gibbs Hall Farmhouse (qv).

Listing NGR: SD7350586402

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