Location Porton
County Newport
Grid Reference ST 3894 8263
Date of visit 1 December 2014

© Richard Clarke 2018
This kiln produced lime for mortar which was used to repair the sea defences along this stretch of the Caldicot levels.  Limestone was brought down the Severn estuary from the Wye valley on a flat bottomed barge, which was beached nearby.  The stone was then hand barrowed to the kiln.
© Richard Clarke 2018


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