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Lime Kiln at Pen-y-Gelli Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Cilcain, Flintshire

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Latitude: 53.2089 / 53°12'32"N

Longitude: -3.23 / 3°13'47"W

OS Eastings: 317951

OS Northings: 368687

OS Grid: SJ179686

Mapcode National: GBR 6W.1V6V

Mapcode Global: WH76Y.CL5V

Plus Code: 9C5R6Q5C+H2

Entry Name: Lime Kiln at Pen-y-Gelli Farm

Listing Date: 16 October 1995

Last Amended: 16 October 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16439

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Situated in woods immediately to the SW of the farmhouse, 3.3 km N of Cilcain. Reached from a track running NW off the by road to Rhes-y-cae running N off the A541

County: Flintshire

Town: Pen-y-Gelli

Community: Cilcain

Community: Cilcain

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Probably early C19, the kiln was built to supply the farm with lime for the fields.


Rubble circular structure approx. 2m high with flue to rear and arched opening.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well preserved example of a farm lime kiln, the circular form is unusual.

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