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Old Limekilns 450 Metres South East of Redstead, Embleton

Description: Old Limekilns 450 Metres South East of Redstead

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236946

OS Grid Reference: NU2189722687
OS Grid Coordinates: 421897, 622687
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4975, -1.6549

Location: Embleton, Northumberland NE66 3EU

Locality: Embleton
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 3EU

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Listing Text

NU 22 SW NU 219227 EMBLETON B 1340
(East side, off)

3/56 Old limekilns
450 metres
south-east of

Pair of limekilns, early and later C19. Squared whinstone and limestone rubble
with cut sandstone dressings; brick eyes and lining to square kiln pot. Plan:
main kiln circular with added square kiln to south-east, both served by same
charging ramp. Circular kiln has 3 semicircular drawing arches with raking
buttresses between; central arch has inserted lower segmental head with rock-
faced-and-margined voussoirs. Square kiln has segmental drawing arches and
set-back raking buttresses at corners. All arches have small segmental-headed
eyes. Circular pots.

Shown on the 1865 O.S. map as Christonbank Lime Works. Impressive and well

Listing NGR: NU2189722687

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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