|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Site of post medieval/modern lime kiln and narrow gauge railway|
The site of a large lime kiln, a sugar refinery and an associated narrow gauge railway which was used to remove spoil to settling beds. The lime kiln was closed in 1968, although some of the rails survive.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 386 033|
|Parish:||CANTLEY, BROADLAND, NORFOLK|
Site of east end of sugar factory.
Formerly a large lime kiln here, with narrow gauge railway used to remove spoil to settling beds.
Closed 1968, some rails remain.
Cantley refinery was the first in Britain, begun in 1914, but how much of the original structure remains is unknown.
E. Rose (NLA), 20 February 2007.
See NIAS records (S2)
W. Arnold (HES) 08/12/2010
- LIME KILN (Post Medieval to Cold War - 1540 AD to 1968 AD)
- RAILWAY (Post Medieval to Cold War - 1540 AD to 1968 AD)
- SUGAR REFINERY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- SUGAR SILO (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Aerial Photograph: TG3803 A-E, G. |
|<S1>||Article in serial: Fisher, C. 1978. The Narrow Gauge Tramways of Norfolk. Journal of the Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society. Vol II No 3 pp 36-41. p 37. |
|<S2>||Archive: NIAS. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society Records. |
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