Keys to the Past

Kennedy Limeworks (Holy Island)

These are the ruined remains of a number of 19th century lime kilns They were built in the 1840s. The limestone was supplied by wagonway and then transported from a jetty south of Chare Ends.

Reference number:N5353
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Conservation area
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Northumberland Coastal Survey 1992; GUARD
PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Northumberland Coastal Survey 1992; GUARD
FIELD OBSERVATION, Lime Kilns in the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) 2010; The Archaeological Practice Ltd
FIELD SURVEY, North East Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment - Phase 2 2010; Archaeological Research Services

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Holy Island

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