Keys to the Past

East Frankham lime kiln (Warden)

These are the remains of a 19th century lime kiln. It was built of stone. Limestone was built in kilns such as this to produce lime, which was used to make cement or improve soil quality.

Reference number:N7623
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Warden


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