Ouston lime kiln (Plenmeller with Whitfield)
This is the site of a very well-preserved lime kiln built in the mid-19th century. It continued to be used until the mid-1940s. The remains of a small limestone quarry and a weighbridge can be seen nearby. It is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)|
|Event(s):||DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Ouston limekiln and environs. Archaeological assessment and survey 2000; The Archaeological Practice|
BUILDING SURVEY, Ouston Limekiln and environs 2000; The Archaeological Practice
TOPOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Ouston Limekiln and environs 2000; The Archaeological Practice
WATCHING BRIEF, Restoration of Ouston Lime Kiln 2002; Alan Williams Archaeology
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Source of Reference
Local History of Plenmeller with Whitfield
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