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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: SIX FLARE KILNS AT BETCHWORTH PITS TQ20805140

List entry Number: 1028782

Location

SIX FLARE KILNS AT BETCHWORTH PITS TQ20805140, STATION ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
SurreyMole ValleyDistrict AuthorityBetchworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Jan-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 290128

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

BETCHWORTH C.P. STATION ROAD TQ 25SW 4/19 Six Flare Kilns at 21/1/86 Betchworth Pits TQ20805140 GV II

Battery of flare kilns. Built approximately 1872 by the Brockham Brick Company in connection with its lime quarrying activities. Rectangular range with round kilns on plinth approximately 25 feet high. Brick with iron bands around the kilns, iron handrails across the front. Three of the six 20 feet high towers remain, originally top loaded. Part of a good group of industrial buildings.

SURREY HISTORY I 3 (1975) "Stone Mining in East Surrey" by P. W. Sowan pp83-94. Records for the Brockham Brick Company can be found in Surrey County Record Office.

Listing NGR: TQ2080051400

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Title: Surrey History I - Date: 1975 - Volume: 3 - Page References: 83-94

National Grid Reference: TQ 20800 51400

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