Said to be around 250 years old, the kiln is constructed with five foot thick walls of field stone. It's circular design is approximately 15' in diameter, positioned 12' deep into the hillside The manufacturing of lime at this site was important to the mortar and plaster industry.
1831 Silas Holman Map of Bolton
For a history of the Whitcomb Lime Quarry, visit the
Park at the TH1 trail head entrance to the Bob Horton Loop trail using GPS address 195 Main Street, Bolton. Bear right across the first bridge at junction 1A, keeping right on the primary trail. The kiln is located 1/4 mile from the trail head, on the right hand side.