Shoreham (Beeding) Cement Works November 2002 / DSC05975

© Martin Snow

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Both Kilns stretch off into the distance There were 8  support structures and bearings, the drive band is the larger ring.
The kilns continuously rotated, usually for some six months 24 hours, 7 days a week, before being stopped,
allowed to cool to a day and then fire bricks would be checked and replaced, bearings changed etc,
before starting a further 6 months running.