Site of Lime Kilns at Newnham, Aston Cantlow.

Description of this historic site

The site of lime kilns, used for making lime during the Post Medieval and Imperial periods. The lime kilns were situated in the area of Newnham.

Notes about this historic site

1 There were lime kilns in Newnham and near Clay Hill Farm in Shelfield (PRN 1591), but the industry was transformed by the completion of the Birmingham – Stratford canal in 1816.

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