2016

NU2328 : Beadnell harbour and lime kilns

taken 8 years ago, near to Beadnell, Northumberland, England

Beadnell harbour and lime kilns
Beadnell harbour and lime kilns
Looking into the harbour with the lime kilns behind.
Beadnell Harbour

Beadnell Harbour is unique on the east coast of Britain, in that it has a west facing entrance. The harbour piers are Grade II listed. LinkExternal link

Limekilns at Beadnell Harbour

Three lime kilns, the earliest built in 1789, are at this site to the east of Beadnell Harbour. By 1822 the kiln had fallen out of use and was used for curing herring. Limestone was burnt in limekilns to make lime, which was used to improve the quality of soil. Lime from these kilns was sent to Scotland from the nearby harbour. They are now used by local fishermen to store lobster pots. They are Grade II Listed Buildings protected by law.

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Geographical Context: Docks, Harbours Primary Subject: Harbour
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Lime Kilns [70] · Looking across the Harbour [30] Title Clusters: · Beadnell harbour and lime kilns [3] ·
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NU2328, 355 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
DS Pugh   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 27 July, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 2 August, 2016
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 2369 2857 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:33.0156N 1:37.5644W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 23676 28567
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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