Keys to the Past

Far House lime kiln (Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh)

Remains of Far House lime kiln. Photo by Lancaster University Archaeological Unit.
Remains of Far House lime kiln. Photo by Lancaster University Archaeological Unit.

Although various earthworks can be seen around Far House, archaeologists don't know the exact location of the former lime kiln here. The lime kiln was built at an unknown date in the post-medieval period. It was still in use until the 1930s.

Reference number:N6003
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh


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