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HER Number:MDV40030
Name:KILN in the Parish of Kenn


Remains of a limekiln on the south side of the field boundary


Grid Reference:SX 914 835
Map Sheet:SX98SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKenn
Ecclesiastical ParishKENN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX98SW/71

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Exeter Archaeology, CS 4020/CP 2570 (Photograph). SDV298907.

Ordnance Survey, 1906, 92SW (Cartographic). SDV298904.

Ordnance Survey, 1963, Ordnance Survey 6 inch map (Cartographic). SDV166087.

'Kiln (Disused)' shown on OS 6" (1963) map on the south side of thew field boundary.

Dyer, M., 1996, Devon County Council Haldon Ridge Survey: Summary Report, 29 (Report - Survey). SDV290454.

Exeter Archaeology, 1996-1997, Haldon Ridge Survey Archive (Archive - Survey). SDV322182.

Kiln chamber excavated into outcrop of red breccia. Chamber is oval, 6.1m by 5.3m by 2m deep (max). Chamber filled with soil, rubble & rubbish. A wall of chert & breccia rubble 0.5m wide by 0.3m high built around outside edge of chamber survives on south side. A 1.6m wide access tunnel excavated through bedrock into the chamber in middle of south side. The void is still visible with 0.5m of bedrock remaining above.Three metres down the hillslope below the kiln is a spoilheap of partially burnt limestone waste 2.25m high. Other details: Visited 2/3/1996.

Devon County Council, 2003, A380 Haldon Chalets Junction Improvement: Environmental Statement, 8- Table 3.1, Fig 3.1 (Report - non-specific). SDV322179.

Other details: Site 6.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV166087Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV290454Report - Survey: Dyer, M.. 1996. Devon County Council Haldon Ridge Survey: Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 96.26. A4 Stapled + Digital. 29.
SDV298904Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1906. 92SW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV298907Photograph: Exeter Archaeology. CS 4020/CP 2570.
SDV322179Report - non-specific: Devon County Council. 2003. A380 Haldon Chalets Junction Improvement: Environmental Statement. Devon County Council Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 8- Table 3.1, Fig 3.1.
SDV322182Archive - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 1996-1997. Haldon Ridge Survey Archive. Haldon Ridge Survey Archive. Unknown.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1837 - Haldon Ridge Survey Archive
  • EDV1838 - Devon County Council Haldon Ridge Survey: Summary Report
  • EDV1839 - A380 Haldon Chalets Junction Improvement: Environmental Statement

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM