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Six Flare Kilns at Betchworth Pits Tq20805140, Betchworth

Description: Six Flare Kilns at Betchworth Pits Tq20805140

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 290128

OS Grid Reference: TQ2080051400
OS Grid Coordinates: 520800, 151400
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2490, -0.2705

Location: The Coombe, 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

4/19 Six Flare Kilns at
21/1/86 Betchworth Pits

Battery of flare kilns. Built approximately 1872 by the Brockham Brick Company
in connection with its lime quarrying activities. Rectangular range with round
kilns on plinth approximately 25 feet high. Brick with iron bands around the
kilns, iron handrails across the front. Three of the six 20 feet high towers
remain, originally top loaded.
Part of a good group of industrial buildings.

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 in Surrey County Record

Listing NGR: TQ2080051400

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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