Keys to the Past

Bateinghope clayworkings (Rochester and Byrness)

This was once an area where clay was extracted, together with stone and possibly coal. The workings are probably associated with a nearby lime kiln.

Reference number:N6
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Rochester and Byrness


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