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August 3, 2022

Friends of Swaledale Museum talk

Venue:
Reeth Memorial Hall, Arkengarthdale Road Reeth North Yorkshire DL11 6QT United Kingdom

Dr David Johnson, Lime kilns in Swaledale & Arkengarthdale: the where, the when and the what for?

Lime burning in the Dales has a proven history stretching back over 800 years, and the northern dales have remains of nearly 250 kilns of various types and periods. This illustrated talk considers where and over what length of time lime kilns were built, who built them, and the uses lime was put to.

For a review of David Johnson’s latest book on the subject, Lime Kilns History and Heritage, see: https://archaeology.co.uk/articles/reviews/books/lime-kilns-history-and-heritage.htm

Advance booking is essential.  Contact helen@swaledalemuseum.org  or call 07969 823232