NG5534 : All that is left of the kilns

near to Inverarish, Highland, Great Britain

All that is left of the kilns
All that is left of the kilns
Looking rather like a row of cottages, these were once the cores of a row of five calcining kilns used to treat the iron ore mined on Raasay before it was shipped out to the blast furnaces of Gartcosh Iron Works in Lanarkshire, there to become pig iron. The kilns took the form of vertical cylinders, each around 30 metres tall, containing and rising above these buildings.
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2012
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Date Taken
Monday, 25 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 5 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Islands  Derelict, Disused  Industry 
Place (from Tags)
Isle of Raasay 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 5554 3425 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:19.9816N 6:3.8076W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 5555 3418
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Iron Works (Disused)  Kilns 

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