MSO11641 - Limekilns at Treborough quarry (Building)


Four limekilns, two of which are listed.

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Two limekilns at this location. [1] Four limekilns are shown on OS 1:10,000 map and marked "Limekilns (disused)". [2] Two of the limekilns at ST01683683 and ST01693683 are listed buildings. The description gives the NGR as ST01663684 however. [3] Pair of limekilns. Early C19. Flat bedded local slate. Plan: 2 limekilns set into hillside, buttressed wall between with putlog holes for a vanished structure, in all about 17 metres in length. Both limekilns with curved abutments, parapets obscured by ivy at time of survey (June 1984), 3 relieving circles of decreasing size, one stoke hole right, left kiln with 2 stoke holes, recess in right abutment and one joint of lean-to roof remaining. Raking buttress to central wall between with 2 pairs of putlog holes on either side; the nature of the structure they supported is unclear. [4] The listed buildings were visited in June 2013 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. They received a BAR score of 1A. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Unassigned: Aston, M. 13.12.76. Somerset County Council.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1976. 1:10,000 ST03NW.
  • <3> Unassigned: Dennison, E, Somerset County Council. 05.12.88. Verbal communication.
  • <4> Index: 5/6/1985. 34th List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, District of West Somerset (Somerset).
  • <5> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.



Grid reference Centred ST 0177 3682 (205m by 34m)
Map sheet ST03NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (1A): 444/12/102/1
  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (1A): 444/12/102/2
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10615
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8350
  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 NW32
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 975136
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31089
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34142

Record last edited

May 13 2021 10:52AM


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