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Kiln Garth, Darlington (Darlington)

Some limekilns stood at this site. Limestone was burnt in these kilns to make lime. This was used to make cement or improve soil quality. It may also have been used to tan leather.

Reference number:D4029
Historical period: Elizabethan (1558 to 1603)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Darlington

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