NT0683 : Charlestown Limekilns

near to Charlestown, Fife, Great Britain

Charlestown Limekilns
Charlestown Limekilns
The first 6 kilns were built in the 1750's to provide quicklime for soil improvement and lime mortar manufacture; the number increased to 14 and this became one of the largest lime producing complexes in Scotland. Production only ceased in 1956.
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Wednesday, 8 September, 2010   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 9 September, 2010
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Lime kilns   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 0651 8357 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:2.1515N 3:30.1200W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 0646 8354
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