Limekilns and Limeburning Around the Valleys of Hodder and Loud, by H Wallbank and F Marginson

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Limekilns and Limeburning Around the Valleys of Hodder and Loud, by H Wallbank and F Marginson

Limekilns and Limeburning Around the Valleys of Hodder and Loud, by H Wallbank and F Marginson

Published by the Slaidburn Village Archive, 148 pages. Paperback (N5887X2)

This book provides a fascinating and detailed history of the various types of historical lime-kilns in the Hodder and Loud valleys in the Ribble Valley area of Lancashire, and includes descriptions of the technical approaches to lime-burning, the labour involved in its processes, and the important impact this industry had on agricultural development.

Chapters include Details of the Structure of a Field Limekiln, Cross Section of a Field Limekiln, Limeburning and the use of Lime (including early history, construction, operation, lighting and burning), Clamp Limekilns, The Use of Marl, and Limekilns within the Survey Area (including Bashall Eaves, Bolton by Bowland, Borland Forest, Bowland with Leagram, Chipping, Easington, Gisburn Forest, Great Mitton, Grindleton, Newton in Bowland, Slaidburn, Thornley with Wheatley, and Waddington and West Bradford).

 
Condition of the book is generally good. The cover has some light wear along the edges and corners, but the spine is tight and intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. There is an old price printed and a small price sticker, both on the rear side cover
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