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Limekilns, Littlemill


There are 2 large limekilns at Littlemill West Quarry, just over a mile north west of Longhoughton in Northumberland. One is 18th century, the other 19th century. The 18th century kiln is Grade II listed. The 19th century kiln is one of the largest ever built in Britain and is Grade II* listed on the National Heritage List for England. It supplied lime for export via the Morpeth to Tweedmouth railway.[1

Longhoughton Grade II* Listed Lime Kilns Historic Buildings and Monuments in Longhoughton Civil Parish
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Lime kilns at Littlemill West Quarry (Longhoughton)

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Lime kilns at Littlemill West Quarry (Longhoughton)

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Lime kilns at Littlemill West Quarry (Longhoughton)

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Lime kilns at Littlemill West Quarry (Longhoughton)

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An early 19th. century limekiln at the Limery

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Lime Kiln

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Inside the Lime Kiln

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MAIN LIMEKILN TO EAST OF THE LIMERY - List Entry
- "Limekiln. Early C19, enlarged later C19. Roughly-coursed large squared rubble with cut quoins and dressings; brick voussoirs to transverse passage arches, eyes and lining of pots. Plan: massive rectangular structure ...

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Lime kilns at Littlemill West Quarry (Longhoughton)
- "A lime kiln was built at Littlemill West Quarry in the 18th century. In the 19th century, another lime kiln was built at the quarry. It is one of the ...

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List number: 1041773
List grade: 2*
Keys to the Past HER: N5640
County: Northumberland
Grid ref: NU2284417453

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