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HER Number:MDV30770
Name:Limekiln at Mouth Mill, Hartland

Summary

Late 18th limekiln, square on plan with battered rubble stone walls.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 298 265
Map Sheet:SS22NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHartland
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHARTLAND

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS22NE/11
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 91205

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LIME KILN (Built, XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1958, Bideford RD, 13 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV6847.

Limekiln at Mouth Mill. Remains of an ancient stone limekiln with arched entrance. Awaiting upgrading from grade III.


Lancaster University Archaeological Unit, 1997, Lime, Cement and Plaster Industries, Site Number 4 (Worksheet). SDV241175.

Site Number 4 (SS 297 265)
Site visit 14th February 1997. Small, moderately preserved 19th century kiln with central brick-lined pot and random roughly coursed masonry construction. North and south sides have rounded segmental draw arch with single draw eye and small poke hole above. Remains of small lean-to hut on south side include remains of small oven built into kiln and chimney. Wall running parallel with north kiln wall and approximately as high, may have formed part of a stores building. Remains of earthen charging ramp to north runs from nearby beach. Action: Recommend scheduling.


Lancaster University Archaeological Unit, 1997, MPP Lime, Cement and Plaster Industries: Step 3- Introduction to site assessments, Site Number 4, Appendix 3, 2. (Report - non-specific). SDV357966.

Site Number 4 (SS 297 265).
Mouth Mill limekiln.
Post-medieval. Site of national importance.


Chitty, G., 2001, Lime. Cement and Plaster Industries, Monument Protection Programme, Step 4 Report, Site 4 (Article in Serial). SDV362968.

New scheduling recommended.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 250 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

At Mouth Mill. Remains of limekiln. N + S sides have rounded segmental draw arch. Remainsof lean-to hut S side. Earth ramp to N from beach. Not shown on TM.


English Heritage, 2009, List of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV343181.

Lime kiln at Mouth Mill. Circa late 18th century. Battered stone rubble walls. Square on plan with double kiln in back to back arrangement - each consisting of small chamber with hearth at the rear and small forecourt in front of entrance. Built into the bank on
west side. Each kiln has 2-centred arched entrance to chamber with stone corbelled roof and remains of hearth at the rear. Sheltering the entrance to each kiln is a tall retaining wall. Other details: LBS No. 91205.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241175Worksheet: Lancaster University Archaeological Unit. 1997. Lime, Cement and Plaster Industries. English Heritage Monuments Protection Programme Step 3 Site Assessments. A4 Bound + Digital. Site Number 4.
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 250.
SDV343181List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2009. List of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest. Historic Houses Register. Unknown.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #87005 ]
SDV357966Report - non-specific: Lancaster University Archaeological Unit. 1997. MPP Lime, Cement and Plaster Industries: Step 3- Introduction to site assessments. Monument Protection Programme. 1997-98/(016)/AUA7568. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. Site Number 4, Appendix 3, 2..
SDV362968Article in Serial: Chitty, G.. 2001. Lime. Cement and Plaster Industries, Monument Protection Programme, Step 4 Report. A4 Comb Bound. Site 4.
SDV6847List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1958. Bideford RD. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 13.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 16 2019 10:35AM