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HER Number:MDV122368
Name:Limekiln, Braunton, Devon


Limekiln, first visible on late 19th century mapping, and out of use by the early 20th century becoming labelled 'Old Limekiln'. Structural remains are apparent in 1999-2000 aerial photographs but are no longer visible by 2006.


Grid Reference:SS 447 376
Map Sheet:SS43NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty: 2530

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LIME KILN (XIX to XXI - 1880 AD to 2006 AD (Pre))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Limekiln depicted on Ordnance Survey 1880s-90s First Edition mapping.

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Limekiln still visible on Ordnance Survey 1904-06 Second Edition mapping and shown as 'Old Limekiln'.

North Devon Archaeological Society, 1960 - 1964, North Devon Lime Kilns Survey (Archive - Survey). SDV348205.

GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping (Aerial Photograph). SDV321648.

Structure of limekiln still faintly visible on 1999-2000 aerial photographs.

Bluesky, 2006 - 2007, Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007 (Aerial Photograph). SDV341189.

Structure of limekiln no longer visible on 2006-07 aerial photographs. The location of the limekiln appears to have been replaced by a car park.

Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

No obvious structural remains visible or marked out on Ordnance Survey mapping 2018.

University of Southampton, 2018, North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, FID 3698 (Interpretation). SDV361978.

Limekiln marked on 1889 Ordnance Survey map. May also represent the limekiln marked on Tithe Map about 140 metres west. Now a car park.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321648Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping. Millennium Map. Photograph (Digital).
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV341189Aerial Photograph: Bluesky. 2006 - 2007. Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007. Bluesky. Photograph (Digital).
SDV348205Archive - Survey: North Devon Archaeological Society. 1960 - 1964. North Devon Lime Kilns Survey. North Devon Lime Kilns Survey. Mixed Archive Material.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV361978Interpretation: University of Southampton. 2018. North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. FID 3698.

Associated Monuments

MDV122369Related to: Limekiln, Braunton, Devon (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5610 - A Study of Limekilns in North Devon

Date Last Edited:Jan 24 2019 10:01AM