Network of old limestone industry tracks :: Shared Description

A very extensive network of ancient tracks on the moors in West Dunbartonshire links old quarries, ruined lime-kilns, and other sites connected with the local limestone-burning industry, which flourished in the 18th century. See LinkExternal link for a Geograph article about the network, and LinkExternal link for an annotated satellite view of it.
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NS4280 : Looking along a smooth rock face by Lairich Rig
NS4380 : Ruined lime-kiln by Lairich Rig
NS4380 : Traces of limestone quarrying by Lairich Rig
NS4380 : Remains of wall at lime-kiln site by Lairich Rig
NS4278 : Cornstone outcrop by Lairich Rig
NS4379 : Moorland disturbed by former limestone industry by Lairich Rig
NS4380 : Former limestone quarry by Lairich Rig
NS4278 : Lime-kiln ruin in upper Auchenreoch Glen by Lairich Rig
NS4278 : Mound beside the Spouts Burn by Lairich Rig
NS4281 : Remains of a lime-kiln by Lairich Rig
NS4380 : Hill of Standing Stones - looking along old drove road by Lairich Rig
NS4377 : Ancient trackway by Lairich Rig
NS4380 : Remains of lime-kilns by Lairich Rig
NS4380 : Pool (in a former limestone quarry) by Lairich Rig
NS4479 : Site of former limestone quarrying by Lairich Rig
NS4281 : Remains of a lime-kiln by Lairich Rig
NS4381 : Remains of lime-kiln by Lairich Rig
NS4278 : Lime-kiln ruin by Lairich Rig
NS4279 : Old test pit by Lairich Rig
NS4380 : Hill of Standing Stones by Lairich Rig
NS4278 : Small-scale limestone quarrying by Lairich Rig
NS4279 : Old test pit by Lairich Rig
NS4379 : Braided trackway by Lairich Rig
NS4381 : Remains of lime-kiln by Lairich Rig
NS4279 : Old test pit by Lairich Rig

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Created: Tue, 14 Aug 2012, Updated: Sat, 15 Sep 2012

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