ST2035 : Limekiln above Hawkridge Reservoir

taken 10 years ago, near to Lower Aisholt, Somerset, Great Britain

Limekiln above Hawkridge Reservoir
Limekiln above Hawkridge Reservoir
Following its demise in the 1930s, this limekiln was restored in 1997, using traditional materials including lime mortar and reclaimed stone and bricks from the site. In its time it would have produced between five and eight tons of lime a day. The kiln faces into the prevailing wind and has ‘wings’ in order to catch maximum draught.
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ST2035, 14 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 December, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 4 January, 2008
Category
Lime kilns   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 202 355 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:6.8363N 3:8.4497W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 202 355
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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