Marsden lime kilns, South Shields - South Tyneside

Massive C19 industrial kilns, of two types, that were in poor condition and in urgent need of repair. Following completion of project development work, urgent repairs have begun part-funded by Historic England, This outstanding repair work has now stalled due to the previous owners going into administration in autumn 2017.

Marsden lime kilns, South Shields - South Tyneside
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Marsden lime kilns
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1005911
  • Local Planning Authority: South Tyneside
  • Site Type: Industrial > Mining industry site


  • Building Name: Marsden lime kilns
  • Locality: South Shields
  • County: Tyne and Wear
  • District / Borough: South Tyneside
  • Parliamentary Constituency: South Shields
  • Region: North East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
  • Previous Priority: F
  • Ownership: Commercial company