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Limekilns Circa 100 Metres South of Haig Street, Ferryhill

Description: Limekilns Circa 100 Metres South of Haig Street

Grade: II
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

Location: Haig Street, Ferryhill, Durham DL17 0BQ

Locality: Ferryhill
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL17 0BQ

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Listing Text

(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

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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