Lancashire upland’s first excavated south looking lime kiln??

Well the kiln dig is finished – well the digging stuff out bit is.
In classic archaeological fashion things revealed themselves as we ran out of time. However what we have found is the bowl & flue from the last firing (see pics), charcoal (hopefully dateable), and a tiny sherd of gritty ware pottery which probably isn’t contemporary.

Flue & bowl (south to the left)

Flue & bowl (south to the left)


After wind, sleet, hail & snow, our last two days on site were beneath sky like this (from the morning of the last day)
The weather for the last day will be.....

The weather for the last day will be…..

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