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Budle lime kiln (Bamburgh)

Lime kiln at Budle Bay
Lime kiln at Budle Bay

This lime kiln is in poor condition, and has partly collapsed. Limestone was burnt in lime kilns to create lime, which was used to improve the quality of soil or make cement..

Reference number:N5093
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Event(s):PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Northumberland Coastal Survey 1992; GUARD

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Source of Reference
Local History of Bamburgh


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