Lime kiln 800ft (245m) NW of Langton Cross


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Post Medieval

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Dorset County Council

District Council

West Dorset District Council


Langton Herring

Parliamentary Constituency

West Dorset

Grid Reference

SJ622622 (362186, 82506)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.6404, -2.53482

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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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