Clinker manufacture operational: 1900-1906
Approximate total clinker production: 12,000 tonnes
Raw materials: Blue Lias Limestone (Blue Lias Formation: 190-200 Ma) from ?
Whether this builders’ merchant made Portland cement is very questionable: it is attested only by Francis. There might have been two dry process bottle kilns to make the declared output of 60 t/week. Maps and aerial photography show nothing like that at the assumed location.
Please contact me with any relevant information or corrections.
No rotary kilns were installed.
Sources: Francis, p 179