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Downham lime kiln and associated lime yard 50m north of Smithfield Farm

A Scheduled Monument in Downham, Lancashire

The Lime Kiln, Downham

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This kiln is situated opposite a farm/wood chipper on the Twiston Road approx 1k out of Downham Village. GR SD78871 44457.
A single pot flare, or draw type kiln, used to burn limestone, and is situated at the rear of a stone-walled lime yard which was used for storage.

Uploaded by Barry Smith on 21 March 2015

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