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Lime Kiln on Skomer Island

A Grade II Listed Building in Marloes and St. Brides (Marloes a Sain Ffrêd), Pembrokeshire

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Latitude: 51.7386 / 51°44'19"N

Longitude: -5.2833 / 5°16'59"W

OS Eastings: 173405

OS Northings: 209538

OS Grid: SM734095

Mapcode National: GBR G1.0L8Z

Mapcode Global: VH0V5.CKRJ

Entry Name: Lime Kiln on Skomer Island

Listing Date: 23 February 1998

Last Amended: 23 February 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19406

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Situated at the E end of the island some 100m from the sea at North Haven.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Haverfordwest

Community: Marloes and St. Brides (Marloes a Sain Ffrêd)

Community: Marloes and St. Brides

Locality: Skomer Island

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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Mid C19 large lime kiln, the best surviving example of the two on Skomer.


Square lime kiln some 3m high and 6m wide built of rubble stone. NW side is built into slope of hill and SW and NE sides have large kiln eyes with tapering sides to cast-iron lintels. Crucible is open.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good surviving lime kiln of the region and of historical value in the history of farming on Skomer.

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