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Monument Number 957659

Hob Uid: 957659
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Selworthy
Grid Ref : SS8923048400
Summary : The site of a post medieval limekiln was noted on various maps as being the most easterly of a group of four. There is no ground evidence for this structure.
More information : SS 8923 4840. The site of a lime kiln located on the coast at Bossington Beach near Porlock.

The site of the most easterly of four kilns is shown on an 1809 Bossington Estate map (a). The kilns are depicted as unannotated open circles but appear in the apportionment as 'Lime Kiln' (sic). The other three kilns (SS 84 NE 50, 51 and 52) are also shown on the 1842 Tithe Map (b) as unannotated rectangular buildings but this one is not, suggesting that it had already gone by then. The site falls on a massive shingle bank but there is no evidence of its existance on the ground now.

No survey action. (1)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Sainsbury I S, 22-NOV-94, RCHME Field Investigation
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Source Number : 1a
Source : Externally held archive reference
Source details : Survey & Valuation of the Manor of Bossington 1809-12 Somerset Record Office
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Source Number : 1b
Source : Externally held archive reference
Source details : Luccombe Tithe Map 1842 Somerset Rec Off
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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 : Ruined Building

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 84 NE 53
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SS 84 NE 53
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1994-11-22
End Date : 1994-11-22