MHG11912 - Lime Kiln, Heilam Ferry
C19 small disused lime kiln located at the north-east end of Ard Neackie.
Type and Period (1)
- LIME KILN (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
The remains of this small lime kiln are carved into the low cliff. The upper 'bowl' structure measures 2m. By 1m. Above the draw vent, is coloured white; the draw vent has been filled in by rubble and debris <1>..
"Limekiln" marked on 1st edition 6" Ordnance Survey map <2>. By the 2nd Edition 6" Ordnance Survey map the kiln is anotated as "Old Limekiln" <3>.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Close-Brooks, J. 1986. Exploring Scotland's Heritage: The Highlands. 45, No. 13.
- --- Text/Manuscript: Calder, Sinclair B.. 1974. The Industrial Archaeology of Sutherland: A Scottish Highland Economy 1700-1900. The University of Strathclyde.
- <2> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1878. Ordnance Survey 1st edition 6 inch map: Sutherland. Digital.
- <3> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1906. Ordnance Survey 2nd edition 6 inch map: Sutherland. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 4475 5982 (20m by 20m) (Buffered by site type)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/4925 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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