Scales Green Lime Kiln 3, Cumbria
N 54° 08.448 W 003° 06.569
30U E 492847 N 5999192
Quick Description: This is the smallest of three lime kilns along this limestone edge. Built in to the slope, like the others.
Location: Northwest England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/15/2012 10:52:26 AM
Waymark Code: WME00G
Another grade 2 listed structure. In very good condition. Bushes growing out of stonework. (visit link
All three were for sale in 1821. Document held at Barrow Records Office.
Copy case by N C Tindal, York assizes re limestone on Scales Haggs and lime kilns used to burn lime for sale, 5 April 1821, giving descent of manor from Crown to Michael Knott esq., who has sub-let it to the Braddyll family BD HJ 191/7 1821
In 1850 ish the Furness Railway was connected to the main line, effectively rendering these worthless.
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Listed on Cumbria Industrial Heritage (visit link
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