Keys to the Past

Bowershields Quarry lime kiln (Elsdon)

The remains of a post-medieval lime kiln stand in the quarry face. The front wall has two draw arches, one of which had collapsed by the 1970s.

Reference number:N9765
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Elsdon

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