NY0410 : Limekiln Entrance Mousegill Quarry

taken 12 years ago, near to Haile, Cumbria, Great Britain

Limekiln Entrance Mousegill Quarry
Limekiln Entrance Mousegill Quarry
The kiln has two hearths with shafts open at the top.Alternative layers of limestone and fuel, probably coal and wood,was laid and fed from above with the burnt lime being drawn from the bottom.This type of kiln is typical of the type in operation from the late 18th to mid 19th century.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 15 April, 2006   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 15 April, 2006
Category
Industrial heritage > Industrial heritage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 047 109 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:29.0677N 3:28.3508W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 047 109
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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