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Limekilns at St 064 174

A Grade II Listed Building in Westleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9483 / 50°56'53"N

Longitude: -3.3339 / 3°20'2"W

OS Eastings: 306391

OS Northings: 117390

OS Grid: ST063173

Mapcode National: GBR LQ.NH7K

Mapcode Global: FRA 36XL.M10

Entry Name: Limekilns at St 064 174

Listing Date: 17 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147636

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95887

Location: Burlescombe, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Burlescombe

Built-Up Area: Westleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Burlescombe St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BURLESCOMBE WESTLEIGH
ST 01 NE
5/37 Limekilns at ST 064 174
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- II
Limekilns. Probably early C19. Local stone rubble with some brick. Pair of
limekilns built across the front of a steep south-east facing slope. Pair of
adjacent limekilns both raked out from the front. Both have segmental-headed outer arch but the left one only steps down and inwards with a second inner arch to the raking out hole. There are circular brick-lined kiln vats behind the blocked raking out holes. They could be loaded from a terrace along the top.
This is one of a group of limekilns close to Westleigh Quarry which still produces limestone.


Listing NGR: ST0639117389

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