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Latitude: 54.3118 / 54°18'42"N
Longitude: -2.9862 / 2°59'10"W
OS Eastings: 335932
OS Northings: 491141
OS Grid: SD359911
Mapcode National: GBR 7LLL.83
Mapcode Global: WH82S.3W7C
Plus Code: 9C6V8267+PG
Entry Name: Potash Kiln
Listing Date: 23 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1225182
English Heritage Legacy ID: 421447
Location: Colton, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA12
Civil Parish: Colton
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Rusland St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
SD 39 SE
Potash kiln. Kiln recorded at this site in C16 and not later than c.1800.
Stone rubble. Round structure built into slope of ground. Entrance to tunnel
with roof sloping down to inside. Top overgrown and partly collapsed. A rare
example of an early industrial structure, sometimes confused with limekilns.
The potash industry collapsed c.1800.
Listing NGR: SD3593291141