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Lime kiln S of Bwlch House

A Grade II Listed Building in Nannerch, Flintshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2143 / 53°12'51"N

Longitude: -3.2451 / 3°14'42"W

OS Eastings: 316948

OS Northings: 369308

OS Grid: SJ169693

Mapcode National: GBR 6V.1J77

Mapcode Global: WH76Y.3GYP

Entry Name: Lime kiln S of Bwlch House

Listing Date: 30 August 2002

Last Amended: 30 August 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26913

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Set back from the road at the foot of Rhyd-y-Maengwyn Wood, approximately 450m SE of the parish church.

County: Flintshire

Community: Nannerch

Community: Nannerch

Locality: Rhyd-y-Maengwyn

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

Built in the third quarter of the C19 and shown on the 1871 Ordnance Survey. The quarry was immediately NE of the kiln, in what is now Rhyd-y-Maengwyn Wood. The kiln was disused by 1899.

Exterior

A tapering snecked-stone kiln built into a steep bank. The top is partly missing. The segmental-headed draw arch has bands of bullnose blue brick and yellow brick, with blue-brick hood, inside which is a rubble-stone vault and lower arched draw hole.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a prominently sited and well-preserved quarry lime kiln, representing a once important local industry.

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