MSO11174 - Possible lime kiln in Oaktrow Wood (Monument)


A lime kiln is recorded in this location but may be a duplicate of MSO11617.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Limekiln, possibly associated with Oaktrow Quarry to the south. [1] Not marked on Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division or 6 inch or Ordnance Survey 25 inch 2nd Edition maps. [2,3] No limekiln was found around the National Grid Reference. It may be that the source which refers to "a limekiln possibly associated with Oaktrow Quarry to the south" [1] actually refers to the limekiln at SS 9393 4080 (MSO11617), and implies that this kiln was associated with Oaktrow Quarry. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1>XY Verbal communication: Various. 1900-. Somerset County Council / South West Heritage Trust staff comments. J Hardwick, Somerset County Council, 1 November 1977. [Mapped feature: #46662 ]
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1962. 6" SS94SW.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1904, Somerset 46(4).
  • <4> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 30 April 1998.



Grid reference SS 9390 4040 (point)
Map sheet SS94SW

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Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9248
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SW45
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1086585
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33504

Record last edited

Aug 18 2020 11:20AM


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