Scales Green Lime Kiln 1, Cumbria
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick
N 54° 08.253 W 003° 06.124
30U E 493331 N 5998830
Quick Description: There are three lime kilns along this limestone edge. This is the biggest and best.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/15/2012 9:00:35 AM
Waymark Code: WMDZZK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Crystal Sound
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Long Description:
Someone has created a lean to with rusted roof on the front of this kiln. The kiln is in very good condition, except for the trees growing on the top, which has a stone wall round it. There was a gateway for access to the top, which has been walled in. The hearth is in fine condition forming the back of the shed.

In 1821, these three kilns were sold. Document held at Barrow Records Office.

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
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Grade 2 listed structure (visit link)

Listed on Cumbria Industrial History Society (visit link)
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Type of Oven / Kiln: Lime / Limestone

Status: Inactive

Operating Dates: up to 1850

Additional Coordinate Description:
along a path

Website: [Web Link]

Additional Coordinate: Not Listed

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