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HER Number:MDV19883
Name:LIME KILN in the Parish of Yealmpton


Site of several 'Old Limekilns' shown on 19C map in a large quarry to the southeast of Yealm Bridge


Grid Reference:SX 590 519
Map Sheet:SX55SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishYealmpton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishYEALMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX55SE/40
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LIME KILN (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Unknown, 1832, 74/502/5 (Record Office Collection). SDV144810.

A lease of 1832 mentions the limekilns at Yealmbridge.

1843, Untitled Source (Cartographic). SDV144807.

Tithe map. Field No 1047 called "Lime Rock Kilns".

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

Site of several 'Old Limekilns' shown on OS 25" (1880s & 1906) maps in the large 'Quarry' (see PRN 46569) to the southeast of Yealm Bridge. Other details: Also on OS 25" (1906) map.

Ordnance Survey, 1907, Untitled Source (Cartographic). SDV20181.

Possibly marked on OS 6" 1907, at SX59035189.

Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 1984, Yealmpton, LBS No 100518 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV324115.

Lime Kiln approximately 40 metres south of Yealm Bridge. Disused lime kiln early 19C. Stone rubble. Projecting from bank with semi-circular end facing River Yealm. Round arch opening on either side.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV144807Cartographic: 1843. Tithe Map.
SDV144810Record Office Collection: Unknown. 1832. 74/502/5. 74/502/5.
SDV20181Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1907. 6" County Series.
SDV324115List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 1984. Yealmpton. Historic Houses Register. Website. LBS No 100518.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV15285Related to: Yealm Bridge Cavern (Monument)
MDV46569Related to: Yealm Bridge, Quarry (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM