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Latitude: 51.8703 / 51°52'13"N
Longitude: -5.2832 / 5°16'59"W
OS Eastings: 174071
OS Northings: 224178
OS Grid: SM740241
Mapcode National: GBR C5.S66C
Mapcode Global: VH0TL.C8T2
Plus Code: 9C3PVPC8+4P
Entry Name: One of a Pair of Limekilns on western side of slipway
Listing Date: 28 July 1992
Last Amended: 28 July 1992
Source ID: 12687
Building Class: Industrial
Location: Built into bank on quay at upper end of harbour at Porthclais, some 20m from road bridge.
Community: St. David's and the Cathedral Close (Tŷddewi a Chlos y Gadeirlan)
Community: St. David's and the Cathedral Close
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
Date of construction uncertain, but an import of lime for burning is recorded as early as 1743. The four kilns at Porthclais were owned by C Allen in 1870, but were disused by 1906.
Marked on 1840 Tithe Map.
Probably early C19. Pair of limekilns, restored ca1975. Some 3m high, rubble stone, circular, built out from bank with stone-faced ramp up from S and N' steps in wall to N of N kiln and in rubble wall between kilns. Kilns have high kiln-eyes of Dewisland type, with tapering heads up to stone lintels. Circular crucibles with low restored parapets and paved walkways around. Between the kilns, foundations of lime-burner's hut.
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