Towertie lime kiln (Warden)
These are the remains of a 19th century lime kiln. All that survives are an earth mound with stone sticking out. A small limestone quarry stands nearby. Limestone was built in kilns such as this to produce lime, which was used to make cement or improve soil quality.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Warden
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