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Latitude: 53.2506 / 53°15'2"N
Longitude: -1.9392 / 1°56'21"W
OS Eastings: 404150
OS Northings: 372620
OS Grid: SK041726
Mapcode National: GBR GZWV.YG
Mapcode Global: WHBBS.5KTD
Entry Name: Limehouse at Ngr Sk 0415 7262
Listing Date: 31 January 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1259213
English Heritage Legacy ID: 463143
Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17
District: High Peak
Town: High Peak
District Council Ward: Burbage
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Buxton with Burbage and King Sterndale
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK07SW MACCLESFIELD OLD ROAD, Burbage
616-1/1/90 (South side (off))
Limehouse at NGR SK 0415 7262
Limehouse. Late C18. Quarried lime refuse and remnants of
stone walling. Simple rectangle, open to front and partially
open to right-hand, with overhanging roof. There are traces of
stone walling to front right-hand.
Unique survival of the noted limehouses recorded in
contemporary literature from 1780s onwards.
A description of 1797 records them as often having 3 or 4
rooms and being built next to the limekiln. An example is
illustrated in A Jewitt's "History of Buxton" 1811. Other
descriptions were given by the geologist Faujas St Fond and
Murrays Handbook 1874. This example is reputed to have been
occupied at the time of the 1841 census.
(Murrays Handbook for Travellers in Derbys.: 1874-; Jewitt A:
History of Buxton: 1811-).
Listing NGR: SK0415072620
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