Keys to the Past

West Crindledikes lime kiln (Bardon Mill)

This large lime kiln was built in the early 19th century. It has a large ramp to the east which fuel for the kiln was pushed up. Limestone was taken from quarries to the east and west of the site. This was burnt in the kilns to make lime which was used to improve soil quality or make cement. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N6625
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building
Event(s):AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Hadrian's Wall Landscape from Chesters to Greenhead 1999; T GATES

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Source of Reference
Local History of Bardon Mill

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