2007

NN7754 : Tomphubil Lime Kiln

taken 17 years ago, 4 km SSW of Foss, Perth And Kinross, Scotland

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Tomphubil Lime Kiln
Tomphubil Lime Kiln
From the plaque - Tomphubil (Gaelic translation, the mound of the booth) built circa 1865 to meet the growing demands for lime to both improve land for pasture and crops. Previously the lime quarried here had been taken to Strathtay to be rendered in small open kilns. This kiln went out of use in the early 1900s. However the lime produced was used in the improvement and reclamation of much local land.

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Category: Lime kilns
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Tomphubil Lime Kiln [7] · Kiln was Built [2] Title Clusters: · Tomphubil Lime Kiln [4] ·
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NN7754, 53 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Gwen and James Anderson   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 6 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 January, 2007
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 7784 5454 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:39.9976N 3:59.6915W
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