Keys to the Past

Agarshill Fell Limekiln (Plenmeller with Whitfield)

These are the remains of a stone lime kiln of 19th century date. It is well preserved. Limestone was burnt in kilns such as this to make lime which was used to make cement or improve soil quality. It is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N6337
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building

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Source of Reference
Local History of Plenmeller with Whitfield


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