MHG30083 - Kiln, Meadowside House Meadowside House


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Type and Period (2)

  • CORN DRYING KILN (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • LIME KILN (19th Century - 1801 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The monument comprises two enclosed kiln bowls that are set into a substantial earthen and stone knoll. The drystone structure is broadly rectangular and its overall measurements are circa 15m long by 10m wide, and between 0.3 and 0.6m high.
Information from Dorothy Rankin, 1997.
Archaeologcial Management Plan, AOC. (Ref 96).

J Aitken : 31/07/01.

This corn-drying kiln was noted during a DBA and walkover survey by J Wood in 2004 on behalf of the Highland Wildlife Park. It was probably a double-bowl kiln but possibly a large bowl to the east with a substantial draw-hole on its western side. Adjoining on the north was a small rectangular service building. It might have been used for burning lime in the later 19th c. but its form is that of a corn-dryer. 18th - 19th c. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 8014 0370 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH80SW
Civil Parish ALVIE

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