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Limekiln

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfrothen, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9689 / 52°58'7"N

Longitude: -4.0588 / 4°3'31"W

OS Eastings: 261835

OS Northings: 343263

OS Grid: SH618432

Mapcode National: GBR 5S.JYB9

Mapcode Global: WH55F.MMGV

Entry Name: Limekiln

Listing Date: 14 May 1998

Last Amended: 14 May 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19806

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Located some 500m E of the Pont Garreg-Hylldrem on the N side of the Afon Maesgwm; accessed across a field NE of the road, built into a revetted bank.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanfrothen

Community: Llanfrothen

Locality: Pont Garreg-Hylldrem

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Exterior

Early limekiln, probably late C18 or early C19. Of unmortered boulder construction, some 3m high and 3.5m square, with rectangular tapering eyes to the E and W sides. Flat top with slab coping and large central crucible; this is conical in shape and is lined with small rough-dressed rubble blocks.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special industrial/archaeological interest as a well-preserved early limekiln.

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