Monument record BLL 002 - Blakenham Chalk Pit (PMed)

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Summary

Lime kiln [& adits] surviving at Blakenham Chalk Pit, visited by Suffolk Industrial Archaeological Society (un-named).

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 108 490 (136m by 197m)
Map sheet TM14NW
Civil Parish LITTLE BLAKENHAM, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (5)

Full Description

Lime kiln surviving at Blakenham Chalk Pit, visited by SIAS (un-named). Listed in (S1). 'A pair of apparently well preserved East Anglian lime kilns within a large chalk pit also containing extraction tunnels [adits to NE?; compare to Bury St Edmunds sites] ; of clear national importance' (S2). Further details in (S2).
Also Rom.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> (No record type): Suff Indust Archaeolo Soc, Newsletter, 20, December 1987.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: English Heritage. English Heritage, MPP Step 3 Assessment.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Mar 12 2010 10:23AM

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