MSO8338 - Post-medieval lime kilns at Allercott Quarries (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
- None recorded
The limekilns are shown on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. [1-3] Two limekilns survive: At SS 9625 3920. A kiln built into a bank and in poor condition. At SS 9610 3920. A kiln in good condition with typical stepped front retaining wall. The kiln was served by a tramway which terminated at the kiln head. Some rusting sections of rail can still be seen.  The western limekiln is depicted and labelled on 2018 MasterMap data. 
- <1>XY SEM6703 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #39712 ]
- <2> SEM7190 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1904, Somerset 47(5).
- <3> SMO5308 Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. J Hardwick, 1 November 1977.
- <4> SEM7080 Report: Holley, S.. 1997. An Investigation of Limekilns on Exmoor for the Purposes of Conservation.
- <5>XY SEM8545 Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #39711 ]
|Grid reference||Centred SS 9616 3924 (131m by 51m)|
|Civil Parish||TIMBERSCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1128223 (Original Monarch entry: 1128223)
- Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11622
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE75
- National Park: Exmoor National Park
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1128223
- Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 34122
Record last edited
Jan 28 2020 12:16PM
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