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Lime-kiln facing S, on ridge E of Capel Horeb

A Grade II Listed Building in Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7535 / 51°45'12"N

Longitude: -4.2743 / 4°16'27"W

OS Eastings: 243111

OS Northings: 208537

OS Grid: SN431085

Mapcode National: GBR GQ.8NMB

Mapcode Global: VH3M2.V6P3

Entry Name: Lime-kiln facing S, on ridge E of Capel Horeb

Listing Date: 28 July 1998

Last Amended: 28 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20200

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Situated in overgrown scrub some 700m NNE of Mynyddygarreg School, reached by lane from school, then footpath. Situated to E of footpath, kiln is in earth-banked small indent, facing S. Second kiln is

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Kidwelly

Community: Kidwelly

Locality: Mynyddygarreg

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Mid C19 lime-kiln, part of the limestone industry of Mynyddygarreg. Marked on 1880 O.S. map.

Exterior

One of two surviving limekilns built into banks with crucibles accessible from paths above. Curved front in rubble stone with big semi-circular arch to kiln-eye. Stone voussoirs. Kiln-eye is some 3m high, curving in and down to rear furnace. Projecting shelf just above arch.

Reasons for Listing

One of two intact survivors of four marked on 1880 O.S. map. Important relics of the Mynyddygarreg limestone industry.

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