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Lime Kiln

A Grade II Listed Building in Rhydymwyn, Flintshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1972 / 53°11'49"N

Longitude: -3.1968 / 3°11'48"W

OS Eastings: 320145

OS Northings: 367347

OS Grid: SJ201673

Mapcode National: GBR 6X.2PYM

Mapcode Global: WH76Y.VWWV

Entry Name: Lime Kiln

Listing Date: 16 October 1995

Last Amended: 16 October 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16441

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Situated at the northern edge of the village beside the by road off the A541 which runs through the village.

County: Flintshire

Town: Rhydwymyn

Community: Cilcain

Community: Cilcain

Built-Up Area: Rhydymwyn

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

Probably early or mid C19, the kiln was built to supply the farms in the locality with lime for the fields and it was supplied by a quarry on the southern edge of the village to which it was linked by a levelled track.

Exterior

Rubble with squared quoins, approx. 2m high with side flue.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good example of a village lime kiln in a prominent position.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Ore Dressing Shed
    To the SW of the engine house.
  • II Brick Kiln and Stack
    At the former Hendre Brickworks, on waste ground on the N side of the A541 NW of Ruby Houses and the junction with a minor road to Rhosesmor.
  • II* Church of St John
    Situated in the churchyard close to the centre of the village
  • II Boiler Stack at Taylor's Shaft
    On the S side of the engine house.
  • II Taylor's Shaft Engine House
    At the former North Hendre Lead Mine, in woodland on the N side of the A541 E of Hendre Villas.
  • II Engine House at Hendre
    Situated in the side of a hill on the edge of Hendre Quarry approximately 0.3km NW of Hendre. Reached from a private road to Hendre Quarry running N off the A541 near Hendre.
  • II Plas Wilkin (Including attached farmyard ranges)
    Situated 1.2 km W of Rhydymwyn, reached from a by road running W off the A541 at Rhydymwyn.
  • II Lygan Uchaf
    Approximately 1.3km WSW of Rhosesmor church, reached by farm road E of a minor road between Hendre and Moel-y-crio. At the S end of a yard with L-shaped farm range.

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