Scales Green Lime Kiln 2, Cumbria
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick
N 54° 08.359 W 003° 06.388
30U E 493044 N 5999027
Quick Description: The middle of three lime kilns along the edge of limestone. Not a listed structure, yet in as good condition as other two.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/15/2012 9:52:01 AM
Waymark Code: WME002
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Crystal Sound
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Long Description:
This is a limestone area, as evidenced by all the walls. This kiln like the other two is built in to the slope. Easier to load top with materials. Top is now overgrown with small bushes. Hearth is still open.

All three lime kilns were for sale in 1821. 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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Type of Oven / Kiln: Lime / Limestone

Status: Inactive

Operating Dates: up to 1850

Additional Coordinate: Not Listed

Additional Coordinate Description: Not listed

Website: Not listed

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