Double lime-kiln at Penhein
A Grade II Listed Building in Caerwent, Monmouthshire
Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building.
In some locations, Street View may not
give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.
Latitude: 51.6333 / 51°37'59"N
Longitude: -2.7987 / 2°47'55"W
OS Eastings: 344817
OS Northings: 193018
OS Grid: ST448930
Mapcode National: GBR JG.86QM
Mapcode Global: VH7B9.F6SS
Entry Name: Double lime-kiln at Penhein
Listing Date: 29 March 2000
Last Amended: 29 March 2000
Source ID: 23046
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: About 400m south west of Penhein just north of the private drive off the Shirenewton road from Llanvair Discoed.
Community: Caerwent (Caer-went)
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
A double lime-kiln which was probably built in the early C19 (c1813) to burn lime for the construction of Penhein and the barn and other outbuildings and for liming the fields of the new farm.
A double lime-kiln built of random rubble limestone. Very finely built front with twin fire arches with neat segmental heads. Battered corners to the kiln. The pots are still evident above.
Reasons for Listing
Included for its special interest as a very well built and preserved double estate lime-kiln.
Other nearby listed buildings
About 1100m north of the village of Llanvair Discoed approached up a private drive off the Shirenewton road.
Barn at Penhein
About 200m north of Penhein.
Tile Farm (Ysgubor Kemeys)
On Grey Hill, about 600m to north of Llanvair Discoed, on west side of lane.
Church of St Mary
In the centre of the village of Llanvair Discoed immediately to the south of Llanvair Castle.
The Court House
In the centre of the village of Llanvair Discoed at the junction of the roads to Shirenewton, Caerwent and Wentwood.
Barn at Llanvair Farm
About 30m west of The Court House in the centre of the village of Llanvair Discoed.
Cil-voynog Farmhouse and attached barn
On Bica Common about 1500m north of the village of Llanvair Discoed but approached from Shirenewton.
Prominently located on the E side of the road leading S into Llanvaches from Wentwood Reservoir, between Millbrook and Rectory Road.