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Limekilns at Petoe Quarry, Dartington

Description: Limekilns at Petoe Quarry

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101079

OS Grid Reference: SX7603960820
OS Grid Coordinates: 276039, 60820
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4341, -3.7468

Location: A385, Dartington, Devon TQ9 6DW

Locality: Dartington
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ9 6DW

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Listing Text

SX76SE Limekilns at Petoe
1/164 Quarry


Limekilns. Early C19. Local stone rubble. Pair of adjoining limekilns,
rectangular on plan, built into bank in a quarry.
The front has 2 pointed arch kiln openings, each with corbelled vault
inside. between the two kiln openings at the front broad raking stone
buttress. The front and side walls are parapeted around the top which is
at higher ground level at rear to facilitate loading the kilns from above.
Vegetation including trees are now growing on the top of the kilns which
are picturesquely situated in Petoe Quarry, now disused.

Listing NGR: SX7603960820

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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