SD8266 : The Hoffmann Kiln

taken 11 years ago, near to Stainforth, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

The Hoffmann Kiln
The Hoffmann Kiln
The Hoffmann Kiln, part of the workings of the Craven Lime Company, built in 1873, is a truly remarkable industrial relic. Limestone was quarried from a scar above and stacked in bays within the kiln of which there were twenty-two. They were arranged in an oval pattern within the massive body of the structure. The chambers would be fired in turn on a rotating basis so that different chambers would be at different stages of production through a cycle that took around six weeks to complete.
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SD8266, 87 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 26 April, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 13 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining  Industry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8237 6633 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:5.5540N 2:16.2625W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8236 6640
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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