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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 cement stone – which was obtained from the uppermost levels of the alum shale.

Image courtesy of John Roberts; information regarding the kiln from ’Steeped in History’ edited by I. Miller.

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