Record Details

NHER Number:15933
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval lime kiln, Limekiln Hole

Summary

A 19th century map shows this to be the location of a lime kiln. A visit to the site in 1978 recorded no traces of the kiln.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2697 1543
Map Sheet:TG21NE
Parish:RACKHEATH, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Site of lime kiln.
Marked on (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 26 March 1980.

Also marked on 1838 tithe map; no trace here 1978 - Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society.

Latest mention of this site is the 1845 edition of White's Directory (S3). After 1887 the site is refered to as "Wooded pit" on the 6ins O.S. maps. (S4)
NIAS records (S2)
W. Arnold (HES) 13/12/2010

Monument Types

  • LIME KILN (19th Century - 1838 AD? to 1887 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..
<S2>Archive: NIAS. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society Records.
<S3>Directory: White, W.. 1845. White's History, Gazetteer and Directory of Norfolk.
<S4>Map: Ordnance Survey, First Edition, 6 Inch. 1879-1886. Ordnance Survey 1st Edition 6 inch map..

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