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Hafod Limekiln

A Grade II Listed Building in Landore, Swansea

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Latitude: 51.6378 / 51°38'15"N

Longitude: -3.9365 / 3°56'11"W

OS Eastings: 266089

OS Northings: 194994

OS Grid: SS660949

Mapcode National: GBR WT2.42

Mapcode Global: VH4K9.Q399

Plus Code: 9C3RJ3Q7+4C

Entry Name: Hafod Limekiln

Listing Date: 18 October 1979

Last Amended: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11694

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Set away from the main road and reached under the railway line. Formerly on W side of Swansea Canal (now filled in) begun 1794, fully opened 1798.

County: Swansea

Community: Landore (Gland┼Ár)

Community: Landore

Built-Up Area: Swansea

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Late C18 to early C19. Tapering stone rubble wall 5.8 metres square. Discharge opening with segmental brick arch to E side, facing canal; further possible opening in S wall and vertical, full-height chase in N wall (to bond in with lateral retaining wall). Copper slag charging bank formerly against W and part of N elevations. One of only 3 lime-kilns remaining along the Swansea Canal in 1978.

Reasons for Listing

In derelict condition at time of inspection (Spring 1986).

Group value.

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