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Hoffman Kiln at Betchworth Pits Tq20755140, Betchworth

Description: Hoffman Kiln at Betchworth Pits Tq20755140

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 290127

OS Grid Reference: TQ2074251401
OS Grid Coordinates: 520742, 151401
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2490, -0.2714

Location: The Quarry, Betchworth, Surrey RH3 7BY

Locality: Betchworth
Local Authority: Mole Valley District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: RH3 7BY

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Listing Text

4/18 "Hoffman" Kiln at
21/1/86 Betchworth Pits.

Hoffman kiln. Built c.1867 by the Brockham Brick Company in connection with its
lime quarrying activities. Brown brick tower approximately 110 feet high.
Rectangular plan, tapering towards the top with iron bands to bind the topmost
courses of brick. Arched entrance to the southern side almost obscured by
foliage, the former oven now filled with debris. Part of a good group of
industrial buildings, the kiln was last used in 1901.

SURREY HISTORY I 3 (1975) "Stone Mining in East Surrey" by P. W. Sowan pp83-94.
Records for the Brockham Brick Company can be found at Surrey County Record Office.

Listing NGR: TQ2074251401

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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