MHG5311 - Broadford, limekiln
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Type and Period (1)
- LIME KILN (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
NG62SW 17 6455 2345.
A lime-kiln erected at Broadford was the scene of a successful business for many years, and the lime produced there was of very high quality.
A Nicolson 1930.
Situated at NG 6455 2345. Disused and ruinous.
Visited by OS (C F W) 10 June 1961.
The NSA, published 1840, records that 'A lime-kiln is in operation in the vicinity of Broadford, which supplies an extensive district with lime of a superior quality. To the public it is sold at 9d. per boll; but Lord Macdonald, with his usual attention to the interests of his tenants, binds the lessee of the lime kiln to supply them with lime for building at 6d.; and for land at 4d. per boll.' <1>
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Hume, J R. 1977. The industrial archaeology of Scotland 2: The Highlands and Islands. Paper (Original). 219.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Nicolson, A. 1930. The history of Skye. 398.
- <1> Collection/Project Archive: Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH). 2012. Digital site gazetteer and archive for ARCH Community Timeline Project: Broadford. Yes. Digital. Site 62.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 6455 2348 (20m by 20m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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External Links (2)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB13990 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/11593 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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