Keys to the Past

Blagdon Dean Lime kiln (Belford with Middleton)

This is the site of a lime kiln, though it is not known what condition it is in. Limestone was burnt in these kilns to make lime, which was used to improve the quality of soil or to make cement.

Reference number:N3939
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Belford with Middleton
Local History of Belford with Middleton


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