Keys to the Past HER: N2877
Grid ref: NU027010

Lime Kilns, Great Tosson


The lime kiln to the north of Great Tosson was built in 1888. The kiln is built into an earthen ramp made by rubble from the nearby quarry.[1] The kiln was designed by George Reavell, for Lord Armstrong, and was in operation up to the start of the Second World War.[2] Lime kilns were used to burn limestone to produce lime for improving soil quality in agriculture and also for making cement. Lime was loaded into carts from the 3 arches at the bottom of the 'pot'.

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Tosson Lime Kiln

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What went in the pot?

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The input end of Tosson Lime Kiln

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Tosson Lime Kiln

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Tosson Lime Kiln

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Top of lime kiln

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Looking down into Tosson Lime Kiln

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Tosson Lime Kiln from inside

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Tosson Lime Kiln

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A Brick in The Kiln (Tosson Lime Kiln)

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Lime kiln - Great Tosson

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Lime kiln - Great Tosson

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Great Tosson Lime Kiln

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Lime Kilns
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Lime Kilns
- Lime (calcium oxide) is used in mortars and as a stabilizer in building and as a fertiliser for farming. Lime Kilns were used to heat limestone (and occasionally chalk or ...
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Tosson lime kiln (Whitton and Tosson)
- "These are the remains of a well-built lime kiln. It was constructed in 1888. The kiln is built into an earthen ramp made by rubble from the nearby quarry. Limestone ...

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