Keys to the Past

Lime kiln (Seaton Valley)

The slight remains of a lime kiln stand at this site. Limestone was burnt in lime kilns to make lime, which was used to make cement or improve soil quality.

Reference number:N11986
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Event(s):WALKOVER SURVEY, Seaton Delaval Hall 2011; Archaeological Services Durham University
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Seaton Delaval Hall 2011; Archaeological Services Durham University

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