Keys to the Past

Eelwell Quarry (Lowick)

These are the remains of a post-medieval lime kiln. Limestone was burnt in kilns, such as this, to make lime, which was used to make cement or improve soil quality.

Reference number:N4051
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Lowick

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