Monument record GAZ 019 - Gazeley Mill Cottage
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|Grid reference||TL 7184 6503 (point)|
|Civil Parish||GAZELEY, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (2)
Well preserved buried circular (down draught?) lime kiln in (rear?) garden of Gazeley Mill Cottage. Same(?) as kiln operated by William Death in 1855-1859 (S1). Possibly built within former chalk pit?
February 1994: Owner, John Bolden, digging out kiln for use (as garden shed?) in location reported by 70 year old resident of Needham Street, who as a child, used to ride his cycle around the inside with his brother. He describes it as having a central 'pillar' and (4?) fireplaces with brick arches and floor (S1). Visited by CP (SCCAS) - 2 photos in parish file.
Mid to late C19 'East Anglian' type lime kiln. Examined and briefly recorded by Suffolk Industrial Archaeology Society. Evaluated for MPP and graded as of Regional Importance. Details in (S2)(S3).
A small pitted area is shown on west side of property boundary in 1904 & 1905 (S4); not shown on 1892 map (S4).
- <S1> SSF50082 Verbal communication: Personal communication. Bolden J, February 1994.
- <M1> SSF50107 Unpublished document: English Heritage. Monument Protection Programme File. (S2)(S3).
- <S2> SSF50080 Unpublished document: English Heritage. (Lancaster University Archaeol Unit), 'MPP: Lime, Cement & Plaster Industries: Step 3', Oct 1997.
- <S3> SSF50007 Serial: Suffolk Industrial Archaeological Society Newsletter. Sketch, March 1994.
- <S4> SSF50026 Map: OS. OS Map. 6" & 25", 1892, 1905 & 1904.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Feb 20 2008 12:45PM