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HER Number:MDV42173
Name:Zeal Quarry, Limekiln


18C or 19C limekiln at Zeal Quarry


Grid Reference:SS 806 271
Map Sheet:SS82NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMolland
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMOLLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS82NW/74
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LIME KILN (XVIII to XXI - 1701 AD to 2009 AD)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1903, 23NW (Cartographic). SDV65676.

Shown but not marked on OS 6" (1903) map.

Dixon, D., 1983, Untitled Source, 365 (Monograph). SDV322502.

Department of Environment, 1988, Molland (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337231.

Limekiln. Probably late 18C or early 19C. Battered coursed stone rubble walls. Segmental-arched opening with rubble voussoirs and lower segmental arch set back within. Bowed back wall with opening from above. Other details: No 92.

Bannister, N. R., 1992, Gazetteer (Worksheet). SDV325038.

Large quarry with limekiln sited in it. Other details: No 114.

Simpson, J. K., 2003, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV343819.

Limekiln now overgrown with scrub following tree clearance programme c2 years ago. Corrugated iron roof over part of adjoining structure.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV322502Monograph: Dixon, D.. 1983. Mining and the Community in the Parishes of North Molton, South Molton, Mol. 365.
SDV325038Worksheet: Bannister, N. R.. 1992. Gazetteer. Molland Estate Survey.
SDV337231List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Molland. Historic Houses Register. A4 Bound.
SDV343819Personal Comment: Simpson, J. K.. 2003.
SDV65676Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1903. 23NW. 6".

Associated Monuments

MDV47120Related to: IRON WORKS in the Parish of Molland (Monument)
MDV43043Related to: Zeal Quarry (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV3517 - Photos

Date Last Edited:Mar 8 2023 9:55AM