MSO11616 - Post-medieval lime kilns south of Well Lane (Building)


Two lime kilns are shown on historic mapping associated with a quarry to the west. Only one kiln still appears to be extant.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

"Old limekiln" printed on OSAD 6 inch map. [1] Access to the site was not obtained. [2] The Tithe Map shows two Lime Kilns at c. SS 9489 4205. They are situated within land parcel 298a, which is described as "Road Lime Kiln and Quarry in Kiln Close". [3] One of the lime kilns is still apparently extant, although it is not clear whether this is the original southern or northern kiln. The other kiln had been removed by the time the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map was surveyed. [4-6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1962. 6" SS94SW.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 30 April 1998.
  • <3> Map: 1843. Timberscombe Parish Tithe Map and Apportionment. Land parcel 298a.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <6>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #44671 ]



Grid reference Centred SS 9489 4205 (17m by 20m)
Map sheet SS94SW

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Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8315
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SW54
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1086631
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34116

Record last edited

Aug 12 2020 10:37AM


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