Keys to the Past

Lime kiln at Saughy Rigg (Melkridge)

The remains of an 18th or 19th century lime kiln can be seen built into the hillside at Saughy Rigg.

Reference number:N6515
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Event(s):AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Hadrian's Wall Landscape from Chesters to Greenhead. An air photographic survey 2004; T Gates

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Source of Reference
Local History of Melkridge

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