Lowick Acres Quarry Kiln (Lowick)
These are the remains of a 19th century lime kiln standing on the edge of a small 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)|
Source of Reference
Local History of Lowick
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