Downham Lime Kiln and Associated Lime Yard 50m North of Smithfield Farm
Lancashire County Council
Ribble Valley Borough Council
SJ789789 (378902, 444468)
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The remains of Downham lime kiln and associated lime yard. It is a single pot flare or draw type kiln, used to burn limestone and is situated at the rear of a stone-walled lime yard which was used for storage. An arched opening gives access to the draw hole with a rounded stack above, containing the charge hole, now largely infilled.
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