MHG32792 - Lime kiln - Brora, Clyne, Sutherland

Summary

The remains of a limekiln at Brora, Clyne, Sutherland.

Type and Period (1)

  • LIME KILN (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The remains of an old limekiln that is open ended on its northeast side, and the stonework of the other three walls are grass covered. It is currently at threat by the destructive nature of motorbike riding that has been taking place down the back beach in recent years.

An old limekiln is depicted on a plan by John Farey (1812). <1>

Remains of the lime kiln consist of a 'U' shaped structure defined by grass covered banks. Measures c. 5 m in width & c. 7 m in length. Opening on SE side. Small exposed rock has evidence of vitrification. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 9032 0327 (20m by 20m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC90SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CLYNE

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

External Links (0)

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.