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Site Details

NPRN 276018

Map Reference ST59NW

Grid Reference ST53299817

Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire

Old County Monmouthshire

Community Tintern

Type of Site LIME KILN


Period Modern, Post Medieval

Site Description Substantial remains of a limekiln together with its associated charging ramps and quarry setting. The kiln has 2 drawing arches facing the front and serving a single bowl, roughly 12m across. A large stone buttress has been built between the fron arches, probably soon after the kiln's original construction. A charging ramp cruves up around the north of the kiln and a track exits towards the Chepstow-Tintern road at the south west.
Source: Cadw scheduling description of 03. 2000 F.Foster/RCAHMW 03. 2006

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