MSO7479 - Post-medieval lime kiln north of Chargot House (Monument)


A limekiln marked on the Tithe Map of 1843. The site is visible as slight masonry remains.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The site of a limekiln is marked on the 1843 tithe map. [1,2] The kiln appears on the 1st but not the 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map. [3,4] Slight masonry remains are visible. [5] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Article in serial: Williams, E.F.. 1978. Parish surveys in Somerset two: Luxborough. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeology and Natural History Society. 2. 19.
  • <2> Map: 1843. Luxborough Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1854-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. County Series; 2nd Edition (1st Revision) 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <5> Report: Holley, S.. 1997. An Investigation of Limekilns on Exmoor for the Purposes of Conservation. Site 023.
  • <6> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1128117, Extant 25 April 2022.



Grid reference Centred SS 9812 3720 (16m by 19m)
Map sheet SS93NE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11396
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE62
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1128117
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33752

Record last edited

Apr 25 2022 9:42PM


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