Record Details

NHER Number:16682
Type of record:Monument
Name:19th century lime kiln


This mid 19th century lime kiln is unusual. It only has one firing chute. There is no underground chamber. This is not a usual Norfolk type.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 7918 9838
Map Sheet:TL79NE

Full description

Lime kiln.
Cut into side of pit with one entrance. Not the usual Norfolk type. Mid 19th century.
Information from (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 30 October 1980.

Unusual in that it has only one firing chute and is entirely open to the elements. No underground chamber. Something similar seen in Lincolnshire.
Information from [1].

Nothing on Tithe map, Kiln marked on 6ins O.S. map 1891 (S2) and again nothing on 1ins O.S. 1st ed.
NIAS records (S3)
W. Arnold (HES) 13/12/2010

Monument Types

  • LIME KILN (16th Century to 19th Century - 1540 AD to 1891 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society records.
<S2>Map: Ordnance Survey, First Edition, 6 Inch. 1879-1886. Ordnance Survey 1st Edition 6 inch map..
<S3>Archive: NIAS. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society Records.

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