NX3050 : Corn Kiln (?)

taken 10 years ago, near to Culshabbin, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Corn Kiln (?)
Corn Kiln (?)
This circular stone structure on the side of Mochrum Fell looks like it may have been♦ a corn kiln - if so, it was possibly built sometime between the mediaeval period and the 18th century for drying grain for storage. A fire would be lit at the end of a flue at ground level and the heat drawn up through the damp grain in the centre of the structure. These structures are more common in the damper western areas of Britain.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 9 March, 2008   (more nearby)
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Monday, 10 March, 2008
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Corn Kiln   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 304 503 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:49.1331N 4:38.3872W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NX 304 503
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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