|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Post medieval lime kiln|
The remains of a square lime lin. The bell of the kiln has collapsed in front, but is complete on three sides, with tap holes.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 6695 0270|
|Parish:||WEST DEREHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
May 1977. Visit.
Arched entrance in north face of old overgrown chalk pit. Bell of kiln has collapsed in front, but complete on three sides, with tap holes: it is square.
Rear and side passages complete, brick vault on flint, with tuliere holes. Occupant of Limekiln Cottage opposite (aged 80 to 90) says his father and grandfather worked in the pit, and that there was a second kiln.
E. Rose (NAU), 19 May 1977.
As of 1992, the kiln id half it's original size due to frost and rabbit damage. The site is overgrown, however this keeps the horses out.
NIAS records (S1)
W. Arnold (HES) 08/12/2010
- LIME KILN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|<S1>||Archive: NIAS. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society Records. |
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