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Former Limekiln at Cwmtydu

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandysiliogogo, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1913 / 52°11'28"N

Longitude: -4.4066 / 4°24'23"W

OS Eastings: 235596

OS Northings: 257515

OS Grid: SN355575

Mapcode National: GBR DB.41M4

Mapcode Global: VH3JW.K5SZ

Entry Name: Former Limekiln at Cwmtydu

Listing Date: 2 February 1996

Last Amended: 2 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16618

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Prominently situated on roadside opposite beach.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Llandysiliogogo

Community: Llandysiliogogo

Locality: Cwmtydu

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Probably early C19, but not specifically shown on 1845 Tithe map. Various breaks in the masonry suggest ongoing repairs in the C19.

Exterior

Large rubble built D-plan kiln constructed partly against slope with kiln-opening to each side. The openings were possibly of the usual pointed form originally, but recessed segmental arches set above springing-level suggest later remodelling: stone voussoirs.

Disused, but has been recently restored.

Reasons for Listing

Prominent and important relic of local industry.

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