Lime Kiln, French Heritage monument to Cere la ronde
Oven fire continuous and short flames for cooking stone limestone, with a capacity of 5 m3 tank. The raw material was taken from a quarry near the oven, a few tens of metres to the Southeast. Oven cave shaft of ovoid, 0.70 m in diameter at the top, about 1.30 m to the move, and 0.50 m at the base, its height is 5.60 m. the pushing in gunboat doorway arches is open to the is the oven mouth with a height of around 0.95 m and a width of 0.50 m. see attached plan. Cavities are excavated in the rock part of the oven. The site was served by a particular pathway. The built-up area was 25 m². The coating of the tank, the doorway and the mouth of pushing, is brick
* chain angle and side walls in stone
* face Southeast of the oven coated rubble. Vault full gunboat hanger
* lintel. No accessed cadastre does the presence of a kiln lime on the site, but the toponym appears on the I.G.N. map and cadastral plan of 1993. Given the important work that was performed after 1878 at the Château de Razay, a few hundred meters to the Northeast, it is possible that the oven was built at this time to provide the raw material necessary for the manufacture of mortars, possibly for the amendment of the land of the property as it was common at the time to about ten kilometers more to the South in the Township of Montresor. The date of cessation of activity is unknown. Apart from the coating of the tank that degrades, the oven remains in good condition well to abandonment. No information, its operations should be carried out by employees of the Château de Razay, or laborers. Constituent part: a House (fire room) 20 metres west of the oven.
Source: Ministry of Culture, France
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