Keys to the Past

Bateinghope Burn Quarry and lime kiln (Rochester and Byrness)

The ruins of a post-medieval lime kiln stand on the north side of the Bateinghope Burn valley. Nearby is an outcrop of limestone. The kiln is built of sandstone and firebrick but the pots have collapsed and are now filled with rubble. Nearby are other ruined buildings and traces of quarrying.

Reference number:N5
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Rochester and Byrness

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