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HER Number:MDV69344
Name:Limekiln on Batson Creek, Salcombe


Remains of an 18th century limekiln on north shore of Batson Creek.


Grid Reference:SX 738 397
Map Sheet:SX73NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSalcombe
DistrictSouth Hams

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX73NW/119/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 397213

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LIME KILN (Built, XVIII - 1751 AD (Between) to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Site of 'Limekiln' shown on Ordnance Survey 25 inch (1880s) map on the north side of 'Batson Creek'.

Department of Environment, 1974, Salcombe, 2 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV155971.

Lime Kiln remains on north shore of Creek, 25 yards west of Snapes Manor. Probably 18th century, on spur of land, forming a local landmark, local stone, half rectangle on plan with bee-hive domed chamber open in centre, south. Walls rise several feet above opening, with extensive crack on each side.

Turton, S. D., 1993, Archaeological Assessment of SWW Salcombe Marine Discharge Scheme, 5-6 (Report - Assessment). SDV174932.

Ordnance Survey, 2024, Mastermap 2024 (Cartographic). SDV365834.

Limekiln (disused) marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV155971List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1974. Salcombe. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 2.
SDV174932Report - Assessment: Turton, S. D.. 1993. Archaeological Assessment of SWW Salcombe Marine Discharge Scheme. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 93.58. A4 Stapled + Digital. 5-6.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV365834Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2024. Mastermap 2024. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #142027 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV45857Related to: Field called Kiln Park, Salcombe (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV3862 - Archaeological assessment of SWW Salcombe marine discharge scheme

Date Last Edited:Jan 17 2024 10:19AM