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A Grade II Listed Building in Cosheston, Pembrokeshire

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Latitude: 51.7159 / 51°42'57"N

Longitude: -4.8846 / 4°53'4"W

OS Eastings: 200831

OS Northings: 205848

OS Grid: SN008058

Mapcode National: GBR G9.93JH

Mapcode Global: VH1S1.942D

Plus Code: 9C3QP488+95

Entry Name: Limekiln

Listing Date: 12 September 1996

Last Amended: 12 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17269

Building Class: Industrial

Location: About 2 km N of Cosheston Village, at the right side of the road approaching Ferry House and about 100 m from the shore of the estuary.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Pembroke Dock

Community: Cosheston

Community: Cosheston

Locality: Jenkins Point

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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A kiln of mid-C19 date intended for burning limestone brought ashore via Jenkins Point. Probably post-1840, as it is not marked on the Tithe Survey.


A well-preserved small limekiln about 5.5 m in diameter externally and about 3.5 m high, standing beside the road on the W side. A ramp leads up from the roadside at the N, and the bank behind the ramp is revetted. The kiln has opposed openings at the N and S, with neatly corbelled archways. The archway at the N is capped with a short lintel, the archway at the S lacks its lintel but is otherwise complete. Neatly formed curved retaining wing walls at N and S.


The interior diameter of the kiln is about 3 m and there does not appear to have been any firebrick lining.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a particularly well-preserved small mid-C19 limekilne.

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  • II* Benton Castle
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  • II* Church of St Caradoc
    At the W of Lawrenny village, at the entrance to the grounds of the former Lawrenny Castle.
  • II St Caradoc Churchyard Gateway
    At the N side of the churchyard of St Caradoc, within the grounds of the former Lawrenny Hall.
  • II Limekiln
    1 km NW of Cosheston Hall. It stands a short distance to the E side of Folly House, against higher ground to its E.
  • I Upton Castle
    2 km NE of Cosheston village, reached by a side road N of the unclassified Cosheston to Milton Road which becomes a private road from Upton Lodge. The entrance front of the house faces N.
  • II Preaching Cross
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  • I Upton Chapel
    A small chapel in close proximity to Upton Castle. It is reached by a private path from the Castle.

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