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Limekiln (2), God's Bridge South, Stainmore Forest, Bowes, Teesdale (Bowes)

God's Bridge South Lime kiln, viewed from the north.  1995
God's Bridge South Lime kiln, viewed from the north. 1995

These are the remains of a 19th century limekiln. Limestone was burnt in this limekiln to make lime. This was used to improve soil quality and as an ingredient of cement.

Reference number:D2909

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Bowes


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