Galleries

Limekiln at Summer House Hill

Limekilns

Limekilns dot our local landscape, they were very much a part of the local industry of the area in the 19th century, when lime was burned in them to make fertiliser for agriculture. 

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Tan Pits Lane Burton-in-Kendal

Villages

Over the years the members of the Society have taken many hundreds of photographs of our villages. If you have photographs that you would like to add to our collection we would be pleased to receive them. 

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Aerial view of Burton-in-Kendal 2006

Aerial Views of Burton

These aerial views were taken by a local microlight pilot in 2006, and copies were kindly given to the Society.  They give an interesting, bird's-eye view of the village and its environs.

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Private George Hutchinson

WW1 Soldiers

Burton is fortunate in having photographs of many of the men who served in World War One. The photos were for many years displayed in the church porch, but suffered from damp, so they have been removed and scanned to create digital copies which are displayed in this gallery album.  

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