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A stone-lined pit in which seaweed was burnt. The calcined ashes were used in the manufacture of soap and glass, amongst other things.


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KELP GRID Settings of stones on the foreshore, often arranged to form a rectangular grid, used to grow kelp for harvesting.
KELP KILN A kiln in which kelp is burnt to produce alkali, used in the manufacture of soap, glass, fertilisers and other products.
KELP STORE A building where kelp is stored. Linked Data resource