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HER Number:MDV56075
Name:LIME KILN in the Parish of Yarcombe


Site of a 19C limekiln


Grid Reference:ST 250 119
Map Sheet:ST21SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishYarcombe
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishYARCOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST21SE/7/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LIME KILN (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

Site of 'Limekilln' shown on OS 25" (1880s) map as two small adjoining buildings with a track from the north & south in the centre of a large quarry (see PRN 35749).

Ordnance Survey, 1889, 25", 48/7 (Cartographic). SDV24520.

'Limekiln" marked on OS 25" (1889) map.

Ordnance Survey, 1905, 25" (Cartographic). SDV1799.

Site of 'Old Limekiln' shown on OS 25" (1905) map as a small circular feature with a small rectangular feature adjoining to the north. The track present on the OS 25" (1880s) map is not shown.

Horner, S., 2005, Lime burning at Woodhayne (Correspondence). SDV322765.

The Estate map of 1814 indicates that lime working in the area began at this site. The lime burning from the local quarries seems to have occurred at this kiln. The remains of the limekiln were visible in 2005.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1799Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 25". 25".
SDV24520Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1889. 25". 25". 48/7.
SDV322765Correspondence: Horner, S.. 2005. Lime burning at Woodhayne. A4 single Sheet + Digital.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV35749Part of: Limestone quarry in the Parish of Yarcombe (Monument)
MDV35748Related to: QUARRY in the Parish of Yarcombe (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM