Rock Mill lime kiln (Newton-by-the-Sea)
These are the overgrown remains of a 19th century lime kiln. Limestone was burnt in kilns such as this to make lime, which was used to improve soil quality or make cement.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Newton-by-the-Sea
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