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HER Number:MDV532
Name:Annery Limekilns, Monkleigh

Summary

Group of three limekilns. The group is shown on the 1840 Tithe Map and were possibly built for Lord Rolle circa 1823-4. However, a kiln named as Red Kiln is marked in this general location on the 1804-7 Ordnance Survey 2 inch drawing.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 462 228
Map Sheet:SS42SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMonkleigh
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishMONKLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42SE/5
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LIME KILN (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV8459.

Hughes, b. /industrial archaeology/7(1970)78.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV8460.

Doe/hhr:bideford rd. Addendum(-/1/1974).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV8461.

Des=os 6"(1905)map sheet 19se.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV8462.

Des=os 6"(1964)map.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV8463.

Pye, a. R. /nra weare giffard flood alleviation scheme part 1b:annery kiln flood banks archaeological assessment/(1991)/(emafu report 91.04).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV8464.

Pye, a. R. + matthews, a. + reed. S. J. /archaeological watching brief of nra new flood banks at annery kiln, monkleigh, 1991/(1992)/(emafu report 92.07).

Pye, A., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV7765.

Served by the torrington canal (see ss41ne/19)(hughes). Vis=29/11/1984 (griffith). Massive and impressive kilns (at least two) observed from road. Apparently in fair condition but heavily overgrown (griffith). Vis='annery kiln' shown on os 6" (1905) map and os 6" (1964) map. Vis=there have been limekilns at annery since at least 1810, when 2 are depicted on a map of the proposed (but not built) torrington canal. Three kilns and a dock depicted on 1840 tm and 1887 os 1:2500. Between 1887 and 1904 they fell into disuse (pye).

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Recorded as part of plot 638 (houses, kilns and yards) on Monkleigh Tithe Apportionment.

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Three limekilns depicted.

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

Group of limekilns depicted at Annery Kiln.

North Devon Archaeological Society, 1960 - 1964, North Devon Lime Kilns Survey (Archive - Survey). SDV348205.

Minchinton, W. E., 1976, Industrial Archaeology in Devon, 14 (Monograph). SDV7016.

The kilns are ruinous and partly covered with ivy. They could be approached by barges both from the River Torridge and from the Torrington Canal. The loading ramp is clearly visible.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1978, SS42SE14 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV8458.

Annery limekilns. These kilns are ruinous and partly covered with ivy. They could be approaced by barges from the River Torridge and the Torrington Canal. The loading ramp is clearly visible (Minchinton, W. 1976: Industrial Archaeology of Devon, 14).
A kiln at SS462228 is named as Red Kiln on the 1804-7 Ordnance Survey 2 inch drawing.

University of Southampton, 2018, North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, No. 70 (Interpretation). SDV361978.

Lime kilns, Annery. These kilns are ruinous and partly covered with ivy. They could be approached by barges both from the River Torridge and from the Torrington Canal. The loading ramp is clearly visible (Source: Minchinton).

Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Disused kilns marked.

Historic England, 2019, National Heritage List for England, 1326555 (National Heritage List for England). SDV362730.

Annery Kiln. Lime Kiln. Built for Lord Rolle, circa 1823-4. Coursed slatestone rubble. Ruins of kiln have pointed Gothick arches to doorways and earth ramp to central entrance on upper level.
One of a group of lime kilns built along the River Torridge as part of a project financed by Lord Rolle: the limestone was brought from the Gower Peninsula and Caldy Island for use on local farms.
Date first listed: 16th January 1974

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348205Archive - Survey: North Devon Archaeological Society. 1960 - 1964. North Devon Lime Kilns Survey. North Devon Lime Kilns Survey. Mixed Archive Material.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV361978Interpretation: University of Southampton. 2018. North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. No. 70.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #116224 ]
SDV362730National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2019. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1326555.
SDV7016Monograph: Minchinton, W. E.. 1976. Industrial Archaeology in Devon. Industrial Archaeology in Devon. Paperback Volume. 14.
SDV7765Migrated Record: Pye, A..
SDV8458Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1978. SS42SE14. OSAD Card. Card Index + Digital.
SDV8459Migrated Record:
SDV8460Migrated Record:
SDV8461Migrated Record:
SDV8462Migrated Record:
SDV8463Migrated Record:
SDV8464Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV11845Related to: Lime kiln to south-east of North Lodge, Landcross (Monument)
MDV553Related to: Torrington Canal at Annery Kiln (Monument)
MDV445Related to: Torrington or Rolle Canal (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5610 - A Study of Limekilns in North Devon

Date Last Edited:Nov 22 2019 10:00AM