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Old Limekiln at Ratcliffe Wharf

A Grade II Listed Building in Forton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.9455 / 53°56'43"N

Longitude: -2.7877 / 2°47'15"W

OS Eastings: 348397

OS Northings: 450218

OS Grid: SD483502

Mapcode National: GBR 8QZT.8D

Mapcode Global: WH84T.43S4

Entry Name: Old Limekiln at Ratcliffe Wharf

Listing Date: 9 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072899

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185481

Location: Forton, Wyre, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Wyre

Civil Parish: Forton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Shireshead St James

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 45 SE
Old Limekiln at Ratcliffe Wharf
- II

Limekiln, built against bank of Lancaster Canal, which was opened in 1797.
Large sandstone blocks. Roughly rectangular on plan with top grassed over.
Front (east) wall has blocked lower opening with timber lintel.

Listing NGR: SD4839750218

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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