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LIMEKILN AND QUARRIES AT CRAIG-YR-HAFOD

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NPRN 276009

Map Reference SO21SE

Grid Reference SO272103

Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire

Old County Monmouthshire

Community Llanfoist Fawr

Type of Site LIME KILN

Broad Class Industrial

Period Post Medieval

Site Description Well-preserved example of a dated early limekiln with its associated quarries and trackways for coal and lime. The limekiln was in use before 1811. It has a single pot 2.5m in diameter and is 3m high. The pot is complete to the rim and is unlined. The back of the arch is corbelled to a single draw hole and the arch is to the east. The kiln is set into a quarried hollow with a revetted approach from the east, and a series of small quarry trenches runs back from the kiln to the north and west.
Source: Cadw scheduling description of 09. 2000 F.Foster/RCAHMW 03. 2006

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