Lime Kiln, Raunds, Northamptonshire

Lime Kiln, Raunds, Northamptonshire
Photograph taken 10 May 2004 © Mr Roger Ashley. Source Historic England Archive ref: 232425

This lime kiln was built in the mid 19th century. Although lime kilns were often used to make lime as a fertilizer for fields, this kiln was associated with a brick works. It was part of Raunds Manor Brickworks. Lime was used to help bind the sand and clay together in brick making.

Location

Northamptonshire Raunds

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

lime kiln brick industry Victorian (1837 - 1901)