Lime kiln 800ft (245m) NW of Langton Cross
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Dorset County Council
West Dorset District Council
SJ622622 (362186, 82506)
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Disused probable early 19th century limekiln South of Whitmore Coppice at Langton Herring. The kiln is rectangular in plan and built of roughly coursed stone, partly built into a natural slope. The draw arch, formed by a narrow segmental arch set within a broader arch, is approached through a wide tunnel with a broad barrel-vaulted roof. There is single draw-eye with a pokng hole above. The sides of the kiln rise to form a 2m high wall around the mouth of the circular pot, with an entrance on the south side for charging.
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