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Lime Kiln Immediately North of Old Mill Bridge, Dittisham

Description: Lime Kiln Immediately North of Old Mill Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101217

OS Grid Reference: SX8616451958
OS Grid Coordinates: 286164, 51958
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3565, -3.6016

Location: Old Mill Lane, Dittisham, Devon TQ6 0HL

Locality: Dittisham
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ6 0HL

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Listing Text


Lime Kiln immediately
north of Old Mill


Limekiln. Probably late C18 or early C19. Dressed limestone and slate
rubble. Square on plan, its side into the road. The pointed arch swallow
opening on the west side has a slate lintel at its apex. Inside the
swallow opening is corbelled slate with a stoking hole at the back which
has a slate lintel and a small square opening above. Through the south
side a shaft at ground level with a slate lintel. The east wall has large
hole broken through. There are trees growing on the top of the kiln.
Against the west wall there are 2 retaining walls which may be the remains
of the limeowner's house with a store below. It is now floorless and
roofless but has a fireplace on the first floor at the back.

Listing NGR: SX8616451958

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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