MHG5311 - Broadford, limekiln


No summary available.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

Full Description

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>

Sources/Archives (3)



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

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

External Links (2)

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.