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Monument Number 1158678

Hob Uid: 1158678
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Porlock
Grid Ref : SS8583048330
Summary : The remains of a lime kiln on the beach at Worthy.
More information : A lime kiln is depicted on the 1st edition 25" map on the coast at Worthy, at SS 8583 4833 (1).

The remains comprise a single, square kiln, and measures 6.7x6.7m. The draw hole is on the northern (seaward) side of the building. Its entrance is 2.5m wide, 3.2m long and 1.65m high. Access to the bowl is via a revetted stone ramp. The bowl is visible as a hollow 3.2m diameter and 0.4m deep. A processing area in front of the kiln was protected by a wall, which also prevented shingle entering the area (2).

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : Ordnance Survey 1889 1st ed 25" map, Somerset 33.4
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Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Riley H 1998 RCHME Field Investigation
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Post Medieval
Monument End Date : 1901
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Lime Kiln
Evidence : Extant Building

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 84 NE 78
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