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Lime kiln to N of Pentre-Bach (partly in Cwmbran Central)

A Grade II Listed Building in Llantarnam, Torfaen

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Latitude: 51.6248 / 51°37'29"N

Longitude: -3.0337 / 3°2'1"W

OS Eastings: 328542

OS Northings: 192286

OS Grid: ST285922

Mapcode National: GBR J4.8TWJ

Mapcode Global: VH7B5.CFL7

Entry Name: Lime kiln to N of Pentre-Bach (partly in Cwmbran Central)

Listing Date: 30 September 2003

Last Amended: 30 September 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81869

Location: Built into the hillside at the edge of field some 200m N of Pentre-Bach.

County: Torfaen

Town: Cwmbran

Community: Llantarnam

Community: Llantarnam

Locality: Pentre-Bach

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Early C19 lime kiln of the local Monmouthshire type, rectangular in plan with two kiln eyes.


Lime kiln, rectangular plan, built into a bank at the edge of a field with walls of rubble stone and retaining walls splayed out each side. Two large kiln-eyes to the longer S side offset to E with wall stepped out on W end. Kiln-eyes have segmental arches with dressed stone voussoirs and central rubble stone pier. Crucible is open and brick lined but in deteriorating condition as is kiln-eye to E. The W retaining wall and central pier have been extended and the area roofed with iron sheets to form animal shelter.

Reasons for Listing

Included as the remains of a substantial lime-kiln, of industrial archaeological interest.

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