Scales Green Lime Kiln 3, Cumbria
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick
N 54° 08.448 W 003° 06.569
30U E 492847 N 5999192
Quick Description: This is the smallest of three lime kilns along this limestone edge. Built in to the slope, like the others.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/15/2012 10:52:26 AM
Waymark Code: WME00G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Crystal Sound
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Long Description:
Another grade 2 listed structure. In very good condition. Bushes growing out of stonework. (visit link)
All three were for sale in 1821. Document held at Barrow Records Office.
quote:

Copy case by N C Tindal, York assizes re limestone on Scales Haggs and lime kilns used to burn lime for sale, 5 April 1821, giving descent of manor from Crown to Michael Knott esq., who has sub-let it to the Braddyll family BD HJ 191/7 1821


In 1850 ish the Furness Railway was connected to the main line, effectively rendering these worthless.

Links
Geograph image (visit link)
Listed on Cumbria Industrial Heritage (visit link)
and (visit link)
Streetmap (visit link)
Type of Oven / Kiln: Lime / Limestone

Status: Inactive

Operating Dates: up to 1850

Website: [Web Link]

Additional Coordinate: Not Listed

Additional Coordinate Description: Not listed

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