Devon Limekilns


Halsannery limekilns on the banks of the River Torridge

 

The generally poor soils of North Devon were subject to improvement through liming wherever supplies of the raw materials could be imported easily. Generally this meant stone brought in by sea.

There are good examples of kilns to be found on the coast and along the estuaries, some of which are in remarkably good state of repair.



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Annery Batson
Batson Creek Bere Ferrers
Billacombe Blaxton Quay
Bridestowe Broadbridge Wood
Cleave Cockwood
  Dartington
Denbury Cross Dornafield Cross
Dornafield Farm Drewsteignton kilns 1
Drewsteignton kiln 2 Drewsteignton Quarry
Frogmore Creek Galmpton
Galmpton Creek Gawton
Goodshelter Grove, Brixham
Hallsannery Hallspill
Hazard Quarry Heddon's Mouth
Hole's Hole Hooe Lake
Knowle Hill kiln 1 Knowle Hill kiln 2
Meldon kiln 1 Meldon kiln 2
Millhill, Gulworthy Morwellham kiln 1
Morwellham kiln 2 Mouth Mill
Newquay Petoe Quarry, Tigley
Radford Lake Ransley Quarry
Rocknell, Westleigh Rough Torr Barn, Yealmpton
Rounds Nest, Yealmpton Slapton Bridge
Sourton Quarry, Bridestowe South Ward Farm
Tamerton Foliot The Ness, Shaldon
Tiverton Waterhead Creek
Wayside, Holcombe Rogus Weir Quay, Bere Ferrers
Western Torrs, Yealmpton 1 Western Torrs, Yealmpton 2
Westleigh Quarry 1 Westleigh Quarry 2
Whipcott  


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