Keys to the Past

Hawkhope lime kiln, Falstone Forest (Falstone)

The remains of a post-medieval lime kiln were recorded near Hawkhope in the 1970s. At that time the kiln had partly collapsed but the remains of three draw arches and at least one pot could be seen. Around the kiln was a large amount of coal, possibly remnants of its last firing.

Reference number:N6983
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Falstone

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