Hummersea, May 2002

Hummersea, May 2002

This photograph shows the bottom of the steps down from Hummersea Farm to the beach. The stone-built structure is thought to have been used as a kiln for the burning of cemenstone – which was obtained from the uppermost levels of the alum shale.

Thanks to John Roberts for the photo. Information re the kiln from ’Steeped in History’ edited by I. Miller.

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