Record Details

NHER Number:16680
Type of record:Building
Name:Limekiln and brick kiln


An early 19th century limekiln and brick kiln, built of flint and brick.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2688 2020
Map Sheet:TG22SE

Full description

Lime kiln and two brick kilns, early to mid 19th century.
Only the stoke hole survives of the brick kiln.
However, the lime kiln bell is infilled but the tunnel remains as 'the largest and finest in Norfolk'.
Of brick, pointed roof with tuilieres in apex.
Some flint in construction.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NAU) 30 October 1980.

The site is marked in several directories:
-Kelly's 1853 (S2)
-White's 1854/64 (S3)
-Harrod's 1868
-Kelly's 1875

6ins O.S. map 1880-4 marks it as being a similar size and shape to what it is presently, indicating that not much lime was extracted here after then.
NIAS records (S4)
W. Arnold (HES) 13/12/2010

Monument Types

  • BRICK KILN (Post Medieval - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)
  • LIME KILN (Post Medieval - 1853 AD? to 1884 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Verbal communication: NIAS.
---Fiche: Exists.
<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
<S2>Directory: Kelly.
<S3>Directory: White, W.. 1845. White's History, Gazetteer and Directory of Norfolk.
<S4>Archive: NIAS. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society Records.

Related records

MNO1828Related to: Limekiln about 140m E. of The Railway Public House Station Road COLTISHALL (Revoked)

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