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Thornbrough lime kiln (Corbridge)

Thornbrough lime kiln, Corbridge.
Thornbrough lime kiln, Corbridge.

An early 19th century lime kiln stands at Thornbrough. It was altered in the later 19th century and would have been used to make agricultural lime for use as a fertiliser. It is still in good condition and has three deep draw arches. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N9976
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building

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Source of Reference
Local History of Corbridge


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