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Limekilns Set on Platform at Ngr St 2773 2203

A Grade II Listed Building in Stoke St. Mary, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9931 / 50°59'35"N

Longitude: -3.0311 / 3°1'52"W

OS Eastings: 327730

OS Northings: 122030

OS Grid: ST277220

Mapcode National: GBR M4.KMX8

Mapcode Global: FRA 46JH.BXT

Entry Name: Limekilns Set on Platform at Ngr St 2773 2203

Listing Date: 21 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177092

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270903

Location: Stoke St. Mary, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Stoke St. Mary

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


5/115 Limekilns set on platform at NGR
ST 2773 2203

- II

Pair of limekilns. Dated 1906. For G Small and Son. Blue lias squared and coursed. Plan: pair of limekilns set into
hillside with small square vent between just above ground level. Semi-circular openings carried on piers, barrel vault,
voussoirs of depressed segmental arch, depressed 4-centred arch opening to stoke hole, both bays have doorless metal
safes set into left hand wall; circular flues left open, right blocked. Square tablet above right hand kiln inscribed
G(eorge) S(mall) 1906. Both kilns with corrugated iron pentice porches. Facade largely obscured by ivy at time of
survey (December 1984) but in generally good condition. A platform about 500 mm high fronts the kilns to facilitate
loading. The field at the rear of kilns was a quarry for lime, now filled in. The kiln masters house stands to the
north (not included) and the kilns ceased production cl939. Amongst the last liRekilns built and the only known dated
example in the county.

Listing NGR: ST2773022030

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