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Listed Building record MDR1187 - Lime Kiln, west of Gag Lane, Tissington

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Lime kiln which is in a good condition, although the flue is blocked. This feature is a listed building and dates from the Post-Medieval period. (1). The lime kiln is now disused. (6). A mid 19th century lime kiln constructed of rubble limestone with brick dressings. It has a U-shaped plan with a concave front. The draw hole is nine feet wide with a segmental arch. The kiln itself is eleven feet high and fifteen feet deep. (7).

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: 1978. Peak Park Treasures C118.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1986. Limekiln Survey 1985 and 1986. incl. photograph.
  • <3> Photograph: Storer, A. 1992. SMR Archive. 19/11-13.
  • <4> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 14333.1-6.
  • <5> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 432.2-6.
  • <6> Personal Observation: Thornton, A. Personal observation, map evidence, field visit etc..
  • <7> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference Centred SK 1557 5255 (11m by 12m) Centre

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  • EDR3830

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Record last edited

Nov 12 2023 2:42PM

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