Monument record MDR15805 - Rectangular limekiln, Dam Cliff, Tideswell

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Pye kiln examples at Dam Cliff, Wheston and Wheston Hall are significantly different from other rectangular limekilns and are all found on one farm. They are noticeably wider than most of the other kilns studied and have a wide front opening instead of the usual drawing eyes. The significance of this is not known, but it may be to facilitate loading and unloading. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Article in serial: Leach, J. 1995. 'Burning lime in Derbyshire pye kilns', Industrial Archaeology Review.



Grid reference Centred SK 1214 7823 (49m by 47m)

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Record last edited

Jul 13 2015 9:02AM

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