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Rock Midstead lime kiln (Rennington)

Rock Midstead lime kiln
Rock Midstead lime kiln

These are the well-preserved remains of an early 19th century lime kiln. It is built from sandstone masonry and lined with brick. There is an iron safety rail around the edge of the kiln top. There is a large quarry to the north, which is now water-filled. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N5057
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building

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Source of Reference
Local History of Rennington

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