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Six Flare Kilns at Betchworth Pits Tq20805140

A Grade II Listed Building in Betchworth, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.249 / 51°14'56"N

Longitude: -0.2705 / 0°16'13"W

OS Eastings: 520800

OS Northings: 151400

OS Grid: TQ208514

Mapcode National: GBR HGD.QDB

Mapcode Global: VHGS2.8VBX

Entry Name: Six Flare Kilns at Betchworth Pits Tq20805140

Listing Date: 21 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1028782

English Heritage Legacy ID: 290128

Location: Betchworth, Mole Valley, Surrey, RH3

County: Surrey

District: Mole Valley

Civil Parish: Betchworth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Betchworth St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

BETCHWORTH C.P. STATION ROAD
TQ 25SW
4/19 Six Flare Kilns at
21/1/86 Betchworth Pits
TQ20805140
GV II

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
Office.


Listing NGR: TQ2080051400

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