If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.
Description: Limekiln About 100 Metres North-West of Doniford Farmhouse
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
Explore more of the area around Williton, Somerset at Explore Britain.
ST04SE WILLITON CP
2/219 Limekiln about 100 metres
North-West of Doniford Farmhouse
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
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.