Description: Six Flare Kilns at Betchworth Pits Tq20805140
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
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BETCHWORTH C.P. STATION ROAD
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
Source: English Heritage
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