- ID (Preferred Ref.): MLE16965
- Name: Post-medieval lime kilns at Cotes Road
- Map Sheet: SK51NE
- Grid Reference: Centroid SK 571 183 (MBR: 97m by 55m)
- Summary: Excavation in 2006 showed that this land had been quarried, reinstated, then had 4 circular kilns cut into it. The kilns were an inverted cone shape; surviving brick courses show they were originally lined. They were last fired in the C18th/C19th.
- Description: Three of the kilns were excavated. They were circular, 3-4m diameter, 1.8-2m deep, tapering to a base diameter of 1-1.3m diameter. These inverted, cone shaped, 'pot' kilns were originally brick lined. Each kiln had a narrow entrance on one side abutted by a low dry-stone wall. '1'
- Number: '1'
- Reference: Unpublished document: McAree, D. 2007. Archaeological excavation at Cotes Road, Barrow upon Soar.
Location - Administrative Areas
- Civil Parish: Barrow-upon-Soar, Charnwood, Leicestershire
- LIME KILN (Late Post-medieval - 1790 AD? to 1860 AD?)
- SHERD (4) (Early Post-medieval to Late Post-medieval - 1540 AD to 1799 AD) (from Event: ELE5210)
- Event ID: ELE5210
- Name/Ref: Archaeological excavation at Cotes Road, Barrow upon Soar
- Organisation: Northamptonshire Archaeology