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Description: Limekilns Circa 100 Metres South of Haig Street
Date Listed: 14 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 112227
OS Grid Reference: NZ3024331498
OS Grid Coordinates: 430243, 531498
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6776, -1.5325
NZ 33 SW FERRYHILL CHILTON LANE
(West side, off)
7/31 Limekilns circa
100 metres south
of Haig Street
Limekilns, now coal storage hoppers. Probably mid C19 for Chilton Lime Works.
2 builds. Limestone rubble with coursed squared sandstone plinth and brick
dressings; brick patching. First build at left has stone plinth to 3
semicircular arches, each with 3 header courses of yellow bricks; rubble walls
with varied brick patching, some of very big yellow bricks. Left return
rubble with full-height sloping buttress. Second build at right has rubble
walls with 3 segmental brick arches on rubble jambs. Each arch has brick
vault and rear wall, with 2 eyes, some blocked and with coal-chutes inserted.
Sources: O.S. 1:2500, 2nd edition (1897); Durham, XXXV.14.
F. Atkinson, The Industrial Archaeology of North-East England, 1974, Vol. 2,
Listing NGR: NZ3024331498
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Source: English Heritage
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