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Description: Limekilns Set on Platform at Ngr St 2773 2203
Date Listed: 21 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 270903
OS Grid Reference: ST2773022030
OS Grid Coordinates: 327730, 122030
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9931, -3.0311
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STOKE ST MARY CP
5/115 Limekilns set on platform at NGR
ST 2773 2203
Pair of limekilns. Dated 1906. For G Small and Son. Blue lias squared and coursed. Plan: pair of limekilns set into
hillside with small square vent between just above ground level. Semi-circular openings carried on piers, barrel vault,
voussoirs of depressed segmental arch, depressed 4-centred arch opening to stoke hole, both bays have doorless metal
safes set into left hand wall; circular flues left open, right blocked. Square tablet above right hand kiln inscribed
G(eorge) S(mall) 1906. Both kilns with corrugated iron pentice porches. Facade largely obscured by ivy at time of
survey (December 1984) but in generally good condition. A platform about 500 mm high fronts the kilns to facilitate
loading. The field at the rear of kilns was a quarry for lime, now filled in. The kiln masters house stands to the
north (not included) and the kilns ceased production cl939. Amongst the last liRekilns built and the only known dated
example in the county.
Listing NGR: ST2773022030
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