Cockbur Ford Lime Kiln, N Yorks
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick
N 54° 05.262 W 001° 57.813
30U E 567794 N 5993775
Quick Description: The lime kiln could have produced calcium oxide, which could have been used to split the rock in nearby mines.
Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/19/2010 2:31:22 PM
Waymark Code: WM8MKQ
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 7

Long Description:
Although there is limestone nearby, there is no combustible material. All the trees have long gone. It would be easier to carry charcoal or wood on pack horses, which would return with refined lead.

Park in Hebden and walk north beside Hebden Beck.

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OSGB SE024657
Nearest Post Code BD23 5EQ
Type of Oven / Kiln: Lime / Limestone

Status: Inactive

Operating Dates: till 1880

Additional Coordinate: Not Listed

Additional Coordinate Description: Not listed

Website: Not listed

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