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Latitude: 51.0365 / 51°2'11"N
Longitude: -2.7804 / 2°46'49"W
OS Eastings: 345380
OS Northings: 126639
OS Grid: ST453266
Mapcode National: GBR MG.GZB8
Mapcode Global: FRA 562C.SRL
Entry Name: Lime Kilns
Listing Date: 19 June 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1119782
English Heritage Legacy ID: 469336
Location: Long Sutton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Long Sutton
Built-Up Area: Long Sutton
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST42NE LONG SUTTON TENGORE LANE
1090/6/10002 Lime Kilns
Doiuble limekiln. Probably mid to late C19. Quarry faced, but squared and thin coursed blue limestone rubble, very neatly built on the main face. Double kiln with the left hand draw arch partly obscured by a later building projecting at right angles to the left jamb. This building is in a very ruined state. The main wall of the kiln is in good condition apart from some erosion of the parapet. Two segmentally headed arches with the drawholes complete within. Line of holes for the rafters of the sometime lean-to roof above about 3m up and then further walling now partly ivy covered. At the rear and top the condition is not so good, the charge holes and double ramps survive complete but with tree cover.
HISTORY: Constructed in a quarry field and used to burn agricultural lime from the waste limestone; it probably also supplied lime for constructing the nearby GWR line in 1903-6.
SOUP,CE: Information from Mr Redvers Burt, a long time resident of Long Sutton.
Listing NGR: ST4538026639
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