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Lime kiln on S side of Garth Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Cwmbran, Torfaen

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Latitude: 51.6399 / 51°38'23"N

Longitude: -3.0314 / 3°1'53"W

OS Eastings: 328721

OS Northings: 193956

OS Grid: ST287939

Mapcode National: GBR J4.7VKH

Mapcode Global: VH7B5.D1SP

Entry Name: Lime kiln on S side of Garth Road

Listing Date: 31 October 2003

Last Amended: 31 October 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82034

Building Class: Industrial

Location: On the S side of Garth Road some 200m SE of Glan-y-nant farm.

County: Torfaen

Town: Cwmbran

Community: Cwmbran Central (Cwmbrân - Canol)

Community: Cwmbran Central

Locality: Cwmbran

Built-Up Area: Cwmbran

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Early C19 lime kiln of the local Monmouthshire type, rectangular in plan with two kiln eyes. Restored June 1988 by Cwmbran Community Council.


Lime kiln, rectangular plan, built into a bank with walls of rough rubble stone. Two large kiln-eyes to the longer N side, segmental arches with dressed stone voussoirs and short piers to centre and each side. Crucible has been infilled. Restoration in C20 included sloping coping to central pier, low curving castellated rubble stone wall to front, metal grilles to kiln eyes and flat coping to top of wall.

Reasons for Listing

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

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