Daw's Castle


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Post Medieval

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Somerset County Council

District Council

West Somerset District Council



Parliamentary Constituency

Bridgwater and West Somerset

Grid Reference

SJ062062 (306184, 143219)

WGS84 Coordinates

51.18, -3.34234

Nearest Postcode

TA23 0JP

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Three disused mid-late 19th century lime kilns survive as substantial structures, a further two, and associated buildings, are visible as turf covered stonework. The best preserved are probably mid/late nineteenth century. Grey lias and red sandstone random rubble walling. segmental and semi-circular brick arches and brick linings to kilns. Walls capped with new stonework and concrete. Stone retaining walls run down to entrance opening - on Cleeve Hill. Group value with adjoining Daws Castle earth works, a Scheduled Ancient Monument . The lime kilns have been recorded on aerial photographs and during field survey in 2004.

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