MHG11912 - Lime Kiln, Heilam Ferry

Summary

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)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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>.


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


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


<2> Ordnance Survey, 1878, Ordnance Survey 1st edition 6 inch map: Sutherland (Image/Map). SHG23446.


<3> Ordnance Survey, 1906, Ordnance Survey 2nd edition 6 inch map: Sutherland (Image/Map). SHG23733.

Sources/Archives (4)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 4475 5982 (20m by 20m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC45NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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