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Southern Kiln-Bank at Garthmyl

A Grade II Listed Building in Berriew, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5853 / 52°35'7"N

Longitude: -3.1908 / 3°11'26"W

OS Eastings: 319420

OS Northings: 299280

OS Grid: SO194992

Mapcode National: GBR 9Y.B93D

Mapcode Global: WH7B1.Y8RV

Entry Name: Southern Kiln-Bank at Garthmyl

Listing Date: 21 August 1995

Last Amended: 21 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16377

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Built against the embankment of the Montgomeryshire Canal in open ground approx 300m N of the Nags Head Public House.

County: Powys

Community: Berriew (Aberriw)

Community: Berriew

Locality: Garthmyl

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

The kiln bank was probably established c1820-30, but was out of use by 1859. Formerly comprised 5 kilns, of which only 2 remain.

Exterior

The wide brick segmental arched openings of the drawing-hole vault are visible in a turf-covered bank, and the depressions of the charging holes can still be seen at the top of the bank.

Reasons for Listing

An incomplete kiln bank, of some interest for its association with the canal, as for its short period of use. The surviving kilns represent good examples of a comparatively late design of kiln.

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