Tyne and Wear HER(2695): Fulwell, Sir Hedworth Williamson Lime Kilns

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Lime Kilns


  • Description

    "Generally well-preserved, multi-phased, battery of lime kilns of random, roughly-dressed magnesium limestone masonry, which operated for about 200 years until closure in 1957. The kilns, which were formerly linked by three waggonways to the River Wear, burnt magnesium limestone brought from the now-landfilled 140 acre Fulwell quarry (HER ref. 2691) via a wagonway (HER ref. 2692). The north and south ends of the range are visible, with the central area currently occupied by a garage...."
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/2695
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 1 month ago
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