Record Details

NHER Number:17527
Type of record:Monument
Name:Remains of post-medieval lime kiln at Barn Owl Cottage

Summary

A circular flint and brick lime kiln with a pointed entrance and rake holes.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3894 1805
Map Sheet:TG31NE
Parish:LUDHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Lime kiln at Barn Owl Cottage. (Formerly located within the garden of Staithe House).
A circular flint and brick lime kiln with a pointed entrance and rake holes.
This structure was surveyed members of by the Ludham W.E.A. Industrual Archaeology class in 1980. The report produced by the class includes a measured plan and various profiles and elevations by N. Legg (S1, pp 49-50), but no written description was provided other than a note that it is the same type as the lime kiln at Acle Bridge (S1, p.41).
See (S3) for recent images of the remains of the kiln.
E. Rose (NAU), 16 September 1981.
Updated H. Hamilton (HES), 16 October 2014.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Article in Serial: Carter, L. et al.. 1981. A Survey of Ludham. NIAS Journal. Vol III, No 1, pp 34-51. pp 41, 49, and 50.
<S2>Correspondence: Oldman, T.. 2014. E-mail regarding post-medieval lime kiln at Barn Owl Cottage, Ludham.
<S3>Photograph: Oldman, T.. [unknown]. Photographs of post-medieval lime kiln at Barn Owl Cottage, Ludham. Colour. digital.

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