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Canal Basin Lime Kilns at Ngr SS 9638 1241

A Grade II Listed Building in Tiverton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9018 / 50°54'6"N

Longitude: -3.4754 / 3°28'31"W

OS Eastings: 296352

OS Northings: 112408

OS Grid: SS963124

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.RHCK

Mapcode Global: FRA 36LQ.KVG

Plus Code: 9C2RWG2F+PV

Entry Name: Canal Basin Lime Kilns at Ngr SS 9638 1241

Listing Date: 1 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384779

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485238

Location: Tiverton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Tiverton

Built-Up Area: Tiverton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Tiverton St George

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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848-1/7/26 Canal Basin Lime kilns at NGR SS
01/03/93 9638 1241


Series of 14 limekilns (some blocked) built into the
north-facing retaining wall of the canal basin. Built 1810-14
for the Great Western Canal. Limestone rubble retaining walls,
except for some ashlar to far left; round kiln arches in
EXTERIOR: narrow stairs from canal towpath down to lower level
and at far right is a large arch contining a ramp leading up
to another staircase. One of the kilns is built forward and is
visible to the public, the others have only their working
chambers visible, except where even these are blocked.
HISTORY: shown on GWC map of 1842 and built as the first stage
of construction for the bringing of limestone from Burlescombe
to Tiverton.

Listing NGR: SS9635212408

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