MHG5311 - Broadford, limekiln

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

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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>

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Grid reference Centred NG 6455 2348 (20m by 20m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NG62SW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish STRATH

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