Cornstone outcrops :: Shared Description
John Mitchell's article "Old Cornstone Workings in Dunbartonshire and West Stirlingshire, with Notes on their Associated Flora" ("Glasgow Naturalist", Volume 22(5), 1995, pp485-494) explains that the period of cornstone workings in this area was primarily the eighteenth century, and that this industry tailed off rather sharply after about 1815. The deposits in this area are likely to have provided some of the material for nearby lime-kilns (the stone was burned to produce lime for agricultural use); it is therefore probable that those kilns also date from the eighteenth century.
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Created: Thu, 4 Feb 2010, Updated: Thu, 4 Feb 2010
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