History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Double Limekiln

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanhennock, Monmouthshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6282 / 51°37'41"N

Longitude: -2.9117 / 2°54'42"W

OS Eastings: 336988

OS Northings: 192544

OS Grid: ST369925

Mapcode National: GBR J9.8N93

Mapcode Global: VH7B7.HB1P

Entry Name: Double Limekiln

Listing Date: 6 December 2005

Last Amended: 6 December 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87125

Building Class: Industrial

Location: On the roadside of the minor road which follows the course of the river Usk from Tredunnock to Llanhennock.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Newport

Community: Llanhennock (Llanhenwg)

Community: Llanhennock

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

Find accommodation in
Caerleon

History

Probably early C19 in origin but apparently rebuilt to some fair degree in the late C20 when they were perhaps previously in a ruined state.

Exterior

Built of red sandstone rubble which is mostly in thin courses, but with some larger stones and with carefully constructed quoins and arches. Rectangular battered structure with double kiln. Semi-circular arched fireholes with central pier and part corbelled roofs. Drip above the arches with an apparently rebuilt parapet rising to the charge holes above.

Interior

Corbelled heads to the openings with the draught holes apparently blocked.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of a double limekiln that, despite some rebuilding, retains strong character.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.