Post-medieval lime kilns off Strancliffe Lane (MLE 15822)

ID (Preferred Ref.): MLE15822

  • Name: Post-medieval limekilns off Strancliffe Lane
  • Map Sheet: SK51NE
  • Grid Reference: Centroid SK 572 183 (MBR: 261m by 195m)
  • Summary: Post-medieval 'pye kilns' (limekilns) were recorded during evaluation in 2005. There was also evidence of quarrying in the vicinity. Remains of 5 'pot' kilns were recorded during a watching brief in 2006. 


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  •  Reference: Unpublished document: McAree, D. 2007. Archaeological excavation at Cotes Road, Barrow upon Soar. / Unpublished document: Redvers-Higgins, N. 2005. Cotes Road, Barrow upon Soar: archaeological evaluation report.

Location - Administrative Areas

  • Civil Parish: Barrow-upon-Soar, Charnwood, Leicestershire

Monument/Component Types

  • QUARRY (Late Post-medieval - 1700 AD to 1899 AD)
  • LIME KILN (Late Post-medieval - 1701 AD to 1850 AD?)

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Last Updated. 10-January-2016 By admin