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ID:MHG11917
Type of record:Monument
Name:Limestone Quarry, Ard Neakie
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Summary

Limestone quarry opened c.1870 to provide lime for the adjacent limekilns to the south.

Images

(photo by Andrew Puls)  © Highland Council(photo by Andrew Puls)  © Highland Council(photo by Andrew Puls)  © Highland Council© Please contact Highland Council for details(photo by Assynt Photographics)  © Highland Council

Reports

Sites and Monuments Record Card  © Highland Council (File size: 803 KB)
Grid Reference:NC 4466 5968
Map Sheet:NC45NW
Civil Parish:DURNESS
Geographical Area:SUTHERLAND

Monument Types

Other References/Statuses

  • Historic Environment Record: MHG11917
  • NMRS NUMLINK Reference: 4930
  • NMRS Record Details: NC45NW20 ARD NEACKIE, LIMEKILNS, QUARRY
  • Non-Statutory Register (V)
  • Old SMR Reference Number: NC45NW0045

Full description

To the rear of the limekilns [MHG11911] is a large quarry, now flooded <1>.

A cart track links the quarry to the limekilns <2>.


Ard Neackie, limekilns, quarry and cottages (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG8562.


Ard Neackie, limekilns, quarry and cottages (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG8563.


Sinclair B Calder, 1974, The Industrial Archaeology of Sutherland (A Scottish Highland Economy 1700-1900) (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG364.


<1> Hume, J R, 1977, The industrial archaeology of Scotland 2: The Highlands and Islands, 313 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2332.


<2> Close-Brooks, J, 1986, Exploring Scotland's Heritage: The Highlands, 45, No. 13 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2053.

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