Tosson lime kiln (Whitton and Tosson)
These are the remains of a well-built lime kiln. It was constructed in 1888. The kiln is built into an earthen ramp made by rubble from the nearby quarry. Limestone was burnt in kilns such as this to make lime, which was used to make cement or improve soil quality.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Whitton and Tosson
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