Keys to the Past

Causeway House lime kiln (Henshaw)

This lime kiln is now in ruins. Its walls have fallen down and much of the stone has been reused elsewhere. Limestone was burnt in kilns to make lime which was used to improve the quality of soil or make cement.

Reference number:N6627
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Henshaw

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