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Limekilns, Allerston

Description: Limekilns

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 329622

OS Grid Reference: SE8837583150
OS Grid Coordinates: 488375, 483150
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2364, -0.6456

Location: A170, Allerston, North Yorkshire YO18 7PW

Locality: Allerston
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO18 7PW

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Listing Text

SE 88 SE
(north side,off)
10/3 Limekilns
- II
Bank of four limekilns. c1800. For Sir George Osbaldeston. Dressed
limestone with herringbone-tooled dressings; squared limestone platform.
Interior lined with red brick with cream brick flues. Wall approximately 10
metres high, built against a natural bank, contains openings to four
limekilns. Round-arched openings of raised voussoirs with raised impost
band; raised band above; and coped parapet to top. Wall below raised band
is battered, flat above. Interior: tunnel-vaulted kilns with segment-arched
flues to rear in surround of voussoirs and quoins. An impressive example of
well-preserved limekilns.

Listing NGR: SE8836883163

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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