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Limekiln

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfrothen, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9689 / 52°58'7"N

Longitude: -4.0588 / 4°3'31"W

OS Eastings: 261835

OS Northings: 343263

OS Grid: SH618432

Mapcode National: GBR 5S.JYB9

Mapcode Global: WH55F.MMGV

Entry Name: Limekiln

Listing Date: 14 May 1998

Last Amended: 14 May 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19806

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Located some 500m E of the Pont Garreg-Hylldrem on the N side of the Afon Maesgwm; accessed across a field NE of the road, built into a revetted bank.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanfrothen

Community: Llanfrothen

Locality: Pont Garreg-Hylldrem

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Exterior

Early limekiln, probably late C18 or early C19. Of unmortered boulder construction, some 3m high and 3.5m square, with rectangular tapering eyes to the E and W sides. Flat top with slab coping and large central crucible; this is conical in shape and is lined with small rough-dressed rubble blocks.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special industrial/archaeological interest as a well-preserved early limekiln.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pont Garreg-Hylldrem
    Spanning the Afon Maesgwm approximately 2km NE of Garreg.
  • II Beudy Newydd
    Located on an elevated plateau between the Afon Croesor and the Afon Maesgwm, approximately 0.5km SW of Parc; accessed via a long track running NE from the road.
  • II Gates and Gatepiers opposite Gattws
    Located 150m N of Plas Brondanw at the beginning of a path running from Gattws to Plas Brondanw.
  • II Arch and Gate at Ffynnon Gwyfil
    Located prominently on the roadside, on the E side of the lane from Plas Brondanw to Croesor, approximately 0.7km NE of the house; opposite a contemporary semi-circular rubble-walled recess.
  • II Ceunant-y-Parc
    Situated at the bottom of a private track down into the Afon Maesgwyn valley from the road between Garreg and Croesor, 1km north-east of Plas Brondanw and 0.2km south-west of Parc.
  • II Barn Range NE of Plas Brondanw
    Located 150m NE of Plas Brondanw, on the NW side of the lane and at right-angles with it.
  • II Byre NE of Plas Brondanw.
    Immediately W of the Barn Range NE of Plas Brondanw; parallel with the lane and facing a farmyard to the SE.
  • II Circular Enclosing Walls and Fountain at the N end at Plas Brondanw Gardens
    At the northern boundary of the Plas Brondanw gardens.

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