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Latitude: 51.6333 / 51°37'59"N
Longitude: -2.7987 / 2°47'55"W
OS Eastings: 344817
OS Northings: 193018
OS Grid: ST448930
Mapcode National: GBR JG.86QM
Mapcode Global: VH7B9.F6SS
Entry Name: Double lime-kiln at Penhein
Listing Date: 29 March 2000
Last Amended: 29 March 2000
Source ID: 23046
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: About 400m south west of Penhein just north of the private drive off the Shirenewton road from Llanvair Discoed.
Community: Caerwent (Caer-went)
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
A double lime-kiln which was probably built in the early C19 (c1813) to burn lime for the construction of Penhein and the barn and other outbuildings and for liming the fields of the new farm.
A double lime-kiln built of random rubble limestone. Very finely built front with twin fire arches with neat segmental heads. Battered corners to the kiln. The pots are still evident above.
Included for its special interest as a very well built and preserved double estate lime-kiln.
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