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Lime-Kiln between Coastal Slope & The Beach

A Grade II Listed Building in Mathry, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9597 / 51°57'35"N

Longitude: -5.1277 / 5°7'39"W

OS Eastings: 185207

OS Northings: 233649

OS Grid: SM852336

Mapcode National: GBR CC.LNSV

Mapcode Global: VH1QR.20KH

Plus Code: 9C3PXV5C+VW

Entry Name: Lime-Kiln between Coastal Slope & The Beach

Listing Date: 29 April 1993

Last Amended: 29 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 12941

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Situated on SW side of Abercastle Harbour.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Mathry (Mathri)

Community: Mathry

Locality: Abercastle/Abercastell

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Last survivor of four kilns at Abercastle, shown on map in 1815 map book of Bishops of St Davids in National Library of Wales. On slope above were remains of lime-burners hut.

Exterior

Early C19 circular lime kiln in rubble stone with two tall opposed kiln-eyes and circular top opening to crucible. Kiln eyes are of typical Dewisland type with short straight sides and long tapering triangular heads. Rubble embanking wall each side.

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