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Limekiln in Disused Quarry, 170 Metres South of Keenley Thorn Farmhouse, West Allen

Description: Limekiln in Disused Quarry, 170 Metres South of Keenley Thorn Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 240365

OS Grid Reference: NY7933556286
OS Grid Coordinates: 379335, 556286
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9009, -2.3238

Location: West Allen, Northumberland NE47 9NU

Locality: West Allen
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE47 9NU

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Listing Text

NY 75 NE WEST ALLEN (detached no. 1) KEENLEY FELL

8/248 Limekiln in disused
quarry, 170 metres south
of Keenley Thorn Farmhouse

Limekiln, probably mid C19. Squared rubble with brick. Twin segmental-headed
drawing arches, each corbelled down to a pair of eyes divided by a brick pilaster,
one- of each pair having a segmental brick arch, the other a lintel. Coped front
wall, ramped down where the returns splay out before turning in again to flank
a charging ramp. Oval pot.
A well-preserved example of a double kiln with charging ramp in a limestone

Listing NGR: NY7933556286

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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