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HER Number:MDV16569
Name:Sherford Quarry southeastern Limekiln


Sherford quarry southeastern limekiln shown on 19th century maps


Grid Reference:SX 546 537
Map Sheet:SX55SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBrixton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishPLYMSTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX55SW/36/3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LIME KILN (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Unknown, 1839, Brixton (Cartographic). SDV340526.

Marked on 1839 tithe map of Brixton, Field Number 570. Other details: Copy in Parish File.

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

Limekiln shown as 'L.K.' on 19th century map.

Gaskell-Brown, C., 1980, Untitled Source, 22 (Monograph). SDV340505.

Sherford road limekiln. Overgrown single-well kiln, D-shaped plan with triangular head doorways.

Griffiths, D. M., 1982, Untitled Source (Site Visit). SDV340507.

Although overgrown, survives some 5-6 meters high. Single shaft with one opening on west side and another on east. Appears to be recessed into natural rock on west. In good condition.

1982, Untitled Source, 560/26-27 (Photograph). SDV340525.

Exeter Archaeology, 2000, Archaeological Assessment of a Proposed New Settlement Site, Brixton, South Hams, 4,12 (Report - Assessment). SDV324147.

Scott Wilson, 2006, Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement, Site B4 (Report - Assessment). SDV340472.

Jack, S. + Steadman, S., 2007, Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement - Cultural Heritage, Table 9.4 (Report - Assessment). SDV340474.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV324147Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2000. Archaeological Assessment of a Proposed New Settlement Site, Brixton, South Hams. Exeter Archaeology Report. 00.69. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4,12.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV340472Report - Assessment: Scott Wilson. 2006. Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement. Scott Wilson Report. D108531. A4 Stapled + Digital. Site B4.
SDV340474Report - Assessment: Jack, S. + Steadman, S.. 2007. Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement - Cultural Heritage. Scott Wilson Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. Table 9.4.
SDV340505Monograph: Gaskell-Brown, C.. 1980. Industrial Archaeology of Plymouth. 2nd Edition. Unknown. 22.
SDV340507Site Visit: Griffiths, D. M.. 1982.
SDV340525Photograph: 1982. Photograph (Paper). 560/26-27.
SDV340526Cartographic: Unknown. 1839. Brixton. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments

MDV17682Part of: Sherford Quarry (Monument)
MDV17682Related to: Sherford Quarry (Monument)
MDV17682Part of: Sherford Quarry (Monument)
MDV17682Related to: Sherford Quarry (Monument)
MDV16570Related to: Sherford Quarry northern Limekiln (Monument)
MDV17684Related to: Sherford Quarry southwestern Limekiln (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4380 - Assessment for Sherford New Community

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2019 10:54AM