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Limekiln About 100 Metres North-West of Doniford Farmhouse, Williton

Description: Limekiln About 100 Metres North-West of Doniford Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 264984

OS Grid Reference: ST0869043027
OS Grid Coordinates: 308690, 143027
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1792, -3.3077

Location: Doniford Road, Williton, Somerset TA23 0TQ

Locality: Williton
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA23 0TQ

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Listing Text


2/219 Limekiln about 100 metres
North-West of Doniford Farmhouse

- II

Limekiln. Early C19. Squared and coursed blue lias, brick relieving arches and lining to kiln bays. Plan: free standing
oval kiln, 2 openings on West face, one on East, long ramp on North-East corner from the coast. Splayed, bevelled
corners, moulded string course, parapet partly damageed, 2 arched openings on west front, remains of projecting walls
that would have carried lean-to roof, recesses lined with brick set above 4 courses of stonework left, level of floor
higher in right recess, whether intentionally or from debris deposits is unclear. Single arched opening on East wall
blocked with doorway, now used as store. Ramp with low wall rising from coast to NorthEast corner, about 25 metres. The
kiln is thought to have ceased production in the 1930s. Although the parapet damaged, likewise the coping of the ramp,
this is an impressive structure of historical interest in a prominent site beside the beach at Doniford.

Listing NGR: ST0869043027

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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