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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NS4379 : Braided trackway by Lairich Rig
NS4380 : Pit (former limestone quarrying) by Lairich Rig
NS4278 : Possible lime-kiln ruin at the Spouts Burn by Lairich Rig
NS4380 : Pit (former limestone quarrying) by Lairich Rig
NS4278 : Small circular feature beside the Spouts Burn by Lairich Rig
NS4278 : Lime-kiln ruin by Lairich Rig
NS4278 : Lime-kiln ruin by Lairich Rig
NS4479 : Ancient trackway by Lairich Rig
NS4278 : Enclosure around ruin of Spouts by Lairich Rig
NS4281 : Limestone outcrops by Lairich Rig
NS4377 : A line of limestone outcrops by Lairich Rig
NS4379 : Old quarry by Lairich Rig
NS4379 : Ancient trackway by Lairich Rig
NS4480 : Traces of an old road by Lairich Rig
NS4279 : Old test pit by Lairich Rig
NS4377 : Ancient trackway by Lairich Rig
NS4379 : Ancient trackway by Lairich Rig
NS4480 : Cornstone outcrop by Lairich Rig
NS4276 : Braided track in woodland by Lairich Rig
NS4380 : Ruined lime-kiln: detail by Lairich Rig
NS4276 : Braided track in woodland by Lairich Rig
NS4480 : Possible remains of a structure by Lairich Rig
NS4380 : Remains of a lime-kiln by Lairich Rig
NS4279 : Old spoil mound by Lairich Rig
NS4277 : Ancient track and cultivated plot by Lairich Rig

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Created: Tue, 14 Aug 2012, Updated: Thu, 26 Mar 2015

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