Keys to the Past

Walltown Quarry lime kiln (Greenhead)

Walltown Quarry lime kiln.
Photo by Harry Rowland.
Walltown Quarry lime kiln. Photo by Harry Rowland.

An early 19th century lime kiln stands near Allolee farmhouse. It is a large kiln, built into a bank and has now partly collapsed and is in ruins. It originally had one circular pot, lined with firebricks, and seems to have been built using some Roman stones. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N6088
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building
Event(s):AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Hadrian's Wall Landscape from Chesters to Greenhead. An air photographic survey 2004; T Gates

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Greenhead

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