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Old Limekilns 450 Metres South East of Redstead

A Grade II Listed Building in Embleton, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4975 / 55°29'50"N

Longitude: -1.6549 / 1°39'17"W

OS Eastings: 421897

OS Northings: 622687

OS Grid: NU218226

Mapcode National: GBR J4WW.H4

Mapcode Global: WHC16.K24W

Entry Name: Old Limekilns 450 Metres South East of Redstead

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304262

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236946

Location: Embleton, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Embleton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Embleton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

Find accommodation in
Christon Bank

Listing Text

NU 22 SW NU 219227 EMBLETON B 1340
(East side, off)

3/56 Old limekilns
450 metres
south-east of
Redstead
II

Pair of limekilns, early and later C19. Squared whinstone and limestone rubble
with cut sandstone dressings; brick eyes and lining to square kiln pot. Plan:
main kiln circular with added square kiln to south-east, both served by same
charging ramp. Circular kiln has 3 semicircular drawing arches with raking
buttresses between; central arch has inserted lower segmental head with rock-
faced-and-margined voussoirs. Square kiln has segmental drawing arches and
set-back raking buttresses at corners. All arches have small segmental-headed
eyes. Circular pots.

Shown on the 1865 O.S. map as Christonbank Lime Works. Impressive and well
preserved.

Listing NGR: NU2189722687

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

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