MHG11917 - Limestone Quarry - Ard Neakie


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

Type and Period (1)

  • LIMESTONE QUARRY (Opened, 19th Century - 1870 AD to 1875 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

To the rear of the limekilns at Ard Neackie (see MHG11911) is a large quarry, now flooded. <1>

The kilns, pier and quarry were scheduled in 1978.

The house to the northeast (see MHG10181), kilns and pier were listed at Category B in 1984.

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

The site was reviewed by Historic Scotland in 2017 as part of the Dual Designation Project. The site was not visited and it was recommended that the site be descheduled but that the kilns and pier remain remain listed. <3>

The site was descheduled in 2017. <4>

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Grid reference Centred NC 4466 5967 (40m by 64m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC45NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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