Record Details

NHER Number:14621
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval lime kiln

Summary

According to 19th century Ordnance Survey maps a lime kiln and chalk pit existed here. The chalk pit is shown on Faden's map of 1797 so it is possible that these features were here since at least the late 18th century.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 703 080
Map Sheet:TF70NW
Parish:SHOULDHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Limekiln Plantation and chalk pit (OS).
Lime kiln shown on Ordnance Survey first edition 1in, 1836, and 1891 6in.
Perhaps there since 18th century as Faden, 1797, (S1) marks a chalk pit.
No traces remain at all. See (S2).

Monument Types

  • LIME KILN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.
<S2>Article in Serial: 1979. [unknown]. NIAS Journal. Vol 2.

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