Hoffmann Lime Kiln (Langcliffe, UK)


The Hoffmann Lime Kiln, situated in Langcliffe, UK within the Yorkshire Dales National Park is the most structurally complete of the remaining (Hoffmann) lime kilns in the UK. Built in 1873, the industrial scale lime kiln was commissioned by the Craven Lime Company and stood operational until 1931. For more historical and architectural information on the kiln visit the Craven Museum website: (https://www.cravenmuseum.org/archaeology/fact-sheets/the-hoffmann-kiln/). It’s large stone construction, semi-cylindrical shape and many open entrances provide an interesting basis for impulse response measurement. This page presents six Impulse Responses, taken from various positions within the kiln, each coming with their own spatial description and five auralised examples. All measurements were taken in accordance with the ISO-3382 regulations.

Measurement Team: 

Hashim Riaz
Jack Smith
Juan Garcia
Pau Rosell

Capture Date: 

Tue, 28/02/2017

Source Sound: 

Log. Swept Sine; 20-20k Hz; 20s long

Source Sound Category: 

Swept sine (logarithmic)


Genelec 8130A


Soundfield ST450 MKII Microphone

Space Category: 


Generation Type: 

Real World

Attribute this work to: 

Audiolab, University of York
Jack Smith, Juan García, Hashim Riaz, Pau Rosell

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