SW7738 : Old Lime Kiln at Perranarworthal

taken 12 years ago, near to Perranarworthal, Cornwall, Great Britain

Old Lime Kiln at Perranarworthal
Old Lime Kiln at Perranarworthal
These lime kilns are a common feature of the estuaries and inlets of Cornwall and West Devon. Limestone, brought in by sea, was burned to produce quicklime which could be spread on fields to improve the rather poor acid soils.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 30 April, 2006
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Lime kilns   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 777 387 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:12.3880N 5:7.0042W
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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