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Lime kiln SE of Pwll

A Grade II Listed Building in Eglwyscummin, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.7557 / 51°45'20"N

Longitude: -4.5928 / 4°35'34"W

OS Eastings: 221141

OS Northings: 209516

OS Grid: SN211095

Mapcode National: GBR GH.HGKH

Mapcode Global: VH2PG.B4TD

Entry Name: Lime kiln SE of Pwll

Listing Date: 12 January 2001

Last Amended: 12 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24498

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Situated on the N side of Marros Mountain some 700m NE of the Church of Saint Lawrence.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Whitland

Community: Eglwyscummin (Eglwys Gymyn)

Community: Eglwyscummin

Locality: Marros

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Mid C19 lime kiln, one of several on Marros Mountain.


Lime kiln, rubble stone, circular, large scale, some 5 m high. Walling is stepped out at NW, perhaps a rebuilding. Two kiln eyes, open crucible. Kiln-eyes are curved keel-shaped with tall exterior openings with rough-stone triangular heads for which the stones are stepped inward.

Reasons for Listing

Included as one of the best surviving examples of the large quarry lime kilns of the area.

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