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BELLMANPARK LIME KILNS

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Bellman limekilns - James Carter and William Rowe operated Bellman Lime works from 1869. The first works was at Peach Quarry, and this was where Rowe and Carter began in 1869. The James Carter Bellman Park Lime Kilns and works were not used until c1877.The bank of lime kilns were built adjacent to the Blackburn-Chatburn railway line, and the tramway connecting the kilns to the railway in the same year. Trading ceased in 1960, although a little working was still undertaken. Four kilns up to 15m high survive and are scheduled. The 90m of tramway embankment and a buried trestle bridge are also scheduled.

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