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HER Number:MDV55641
Name:Limekiln to west of Maltster's Arms Public House


Limekiln marked on the 1880s-1890s Ordnance Survey map. It is built into the ground at the back, the lower level giving access to Bow Creek.


Grid Reference:SX 816 562
Map Sheet:SX85NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAshprington
DistrictSouth Hams

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85NW/124
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LIME KILN (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Limekiln marked.

Burley, N., 2002, Renovation of Two Tuckenhay Lime Kilns (Correspondence). SDV352017.

The lime kilns are considered worthy of repair. Once repaired and made accessible they will add to the historic interest of the area, especially if an interpretation panel is provided.

Ordnance Survey, 2020, MasterMap 2020 (Cartographic). SDV363413.

Limekiln (disused) marked.

Historic England, 2020, National Heritage List for England, 1108366 (National Heritage List for England). SDV363414.

Lime Kiln immediately west of the Maltster's Arms Public House. Circa late C18 or early C19. Local stone rubble. The front retaining wall is slightly bowed and has a string course over the large painted arch swallow opening which has a flat stone corbel at its apex. Inside it is semi-circular and of corbelled construction. The front wall recedes to the right alongside a ramped carriageway to the road which is at a higher level behind the kiln. The kiln is built into the ground at the back and the lower level quay gives access to Bow Creek in front.
Date first listed: 26th April 1993

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV352017Correspondence: Burley, N.. 2002. Renovation of Two Tuckenhay Lime Kilns. Correspondence between Devon County Council and Cornworthy & District History Society. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV363413Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2020. MasterMap 2020. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV363414National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2020. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1108366.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 28 2020 9:37AM