Listed Building: LIME KILN AT WESTERN ENTRANCE TO DARLTON QUARRY SK 216 758 (1068759)

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Grade II
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 276, 6, 97
Date assigned Friday, October 12, 1984
Date last amended

Description

SK 21 75 PARISH OF STONEY MIDDLETON MIDDLETON DALE 6/97 (South Side) Lime Kiln at Western Entrance to Darlton Quarry SK 216 758 II Limekiln. Early C19. Rubble limestone and timber. Large beehive-shaped limekiln, approximately 25 feet high, partly set back into the hillside. Circular in plan except for large projecting rubble buttresses to either side of drawing tunnel entrance. Between these, a large lintel supports upper stonework. Set back beneath the lintel, the arched tunnel entrance of rubble voussoirs. Above, the kiln tapes to the top. West side now collapsed near the top. Kiln has been filled in by rubble so lining not visible. Listed as rare survival of large, late C18 and early C19, complex of lime quarrying and burning along Middleton Dale. Listing NGR: SK2160075800

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Grid reference SK 21600 75800 (point)
Map sheet SK27NW
Civil Parish STONEY MIDDLETON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Dec 7 2007 9:11AM

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