Tyne and Wear HER(5453): Ouseburn, Lime Street, Lime Kiln - Details
Ouseburn, Lime Street, Lime Kiln
Lime kiln shown on Oliver's plan of 1830. Not shown on Oliver's 1844 plan or the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map. The lime kiln was built into the bank of the Ouseburn and was served by keels for lime and coal. In 1827 MacKenzie commented that "the burning of limestone is not only a great nuisence to the neighbourhood but also dangerous to passengers riding past. It is hoped that the Corporation will remove a work so disagreeable and dangerous".
<< HER 5453 >> T. Oliver, 1830, Plan of Newcastle upon Tyne Wardell Armstrong, 2003, 7-17 Lime Street, Archaeological Assessment Ouseburn Heritage, Issue 1, p 4 MacKenzie, 1827, History of Newcastle