Record Details

NHER Number:16683
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval lime kiln

Summary

The site of a lime kiln which had become disused by 1850. Most of the kiln has been destroyed, but a portion of it can still be seen built into a wall west of Limekiln House, which itself dates to about 1750.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1559 3779
Map Sheet:TG13NE
Parish:GRESHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Lime kiln. Mostly destroyed.
A section of the bell may be seen in a wall flanking a drive north of a shed, west of Limekiln House.
The kiln was disused by 1850. The house dates from 1750.
Information from Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society records.

E. Rose (NAU), 30 October 1980.

Site is marked on Tithe map 1838 (S1), 1ins O.S. map 1836 (S2). It is also noted in White's Directory 1836/45 (S3) and in Kelly's 1853/65/75 (S4)
NIAS records (S5)
W. Arnold (HES) 13/12/2010

Monument Types

  • LIME KILN (19th Century - 1836 AD? to 1875 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Fiche: Exists.
<S1>Map: 1839. Tithe map.
<S2>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..
<S3>Directory: White, W.. 1845. White's History, Gazetteer and Directory of Norfolk.
<S4>Directory: Kelly, E.. Kelly's Directory of Norfolk..
<S5>Archive: NIAS. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society Records.

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