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Limekiln at Ngr Ss 8005 4954 and Raised Platform Fronting Site, Oare

Description: Limekiln at Ngr Ss 8005 4954 and Raised Platform Fronting Site

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 265447

OS Grid Reference: SS8004649533
OS Grid Coordinates: 280046, 149533
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2323, -3.7195

Location: Oare, Somerset EX35 6NQ

Locality: Oare
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: EX35 6NQ

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Listing Text


2/34 Limekiln at MGR SS 8005 4954 and
raised platform fronting site

Double limekiln and raised platform. Mid C19. Local stone random rubble. Plan: double kiln, curved bays set back toback with central flue, curved low wall on west side, east side ground presumably raked up, behind dense vegetation at
time of survey (October 1984), with monopitch stone roof and curved rear wall forming dog-leg entrance to left hand kiln; the whole fronted by retaining wall about 40 m in length. Flue unblocked. A fine example of a double limekiln and
the whole in relatively good condition. Ruins of the boathouse and coachouse adjoining (not included). Part of the Glenthorne estate.

Listing NGR: SS8004649533

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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