|Location||Townhead, Ousby CP|
|Grid Reference||NY 64655 34413|
|Date of visit||22 May 2015|
A large commercial draw kiln thought to have been constructed in the mid to late nineteenth century. There is a single large oval pot which fed to two draw arches each with three draw holes. It seems that the kiln was never fired after construction was completed. A tramway and inclined plane was constructed down which limestone was to be transported from quarries high on Ladslack Hill. The site and lower tramway route is now a Scheduled Ancient Monument .
|© David Kitching 2016||
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