Limekiln database

Scotland

This database is currently under active development and will see many additional sites recorded in the near future.

Argyll
Site Location Description Condition Comments
Fossil Burn NM6927045997 Single kiln Good
Kinlochaline NM69244715 Single kiln Good
 
Site Location Description Condition Comments
Ayrshire
Craigdullyeart NS6637015288 Three kilns Poor  
Dunure NS25371586 Two kilns Good Bungalow on top
Glenmuir Limeworks NS6305220846 Two kilns Poor Shell of limeburner's cottage survives
 
Dumfries & Galloway
Site Location Description Condition Comments
Barjarg NX8843890255 Three Poor
Blackwoodridge NY2454076184 Single kiln Fair
Blackwoodridge NY2440776255 Three kilns Poor Hidden behind later ground lime processing buildings
Burnhead NY2227072785 Two kilns Poor
Caldronlee NY2665676564 Two kilns Fair
Closeburn NX9072791159 Bank of three kilns Fair
Croalchapel NX9106391498 Single kiln Poor
Harelawhill NY4268978816 Two kilns Fair Obscured by modern silage clamp
Holehouse NY38315 78665 Single kiln Poor
Kelhead limeworks, Annan NY1459269215 Four kilns Remnant Just the draw arch of one kiln survives
Portpatrick NW999 5397 Single kiln Fair
Southerness NX972543 Single kiln Poor
Southerness Lighthouse NX9772254314 Single kiln Ruinous
 
East Lothian
Site Location Description Condition Comments
Catcraig NT714772 Two pot kiln Fair Three and two draw holes
Gosford Estate, Aberlady NT466784 Large estate kiln Fair  
Kidlaw NT509644 Two kilns Poor  
Phantassie NT602678 Single kiln Fair  
Skateraw NT7384775396 Single large draw kiln Good Four draw holes
Spilmersford NT 455688 Single kiln Fair Three draw holes
         
Midlothian
Site Location Description Condition Comments
Arniston Lime Works NT3451757642 Single kiln Poor  
Crichton NT3930461590 Two kilns Poor  
Fullarton Quarry NT2775956626 Two kilns Poor/Bad One demolished
Pathhead NT4102062741 Single kiln Good  
Side Lime Works kiln 2 NT2923655299

Single kiln

Good  
         
Perth & Kinross
Site Location Description Condition Comments
Balnaguard NN94635171 Single kiln Poor  
Balnakilly NO073600 Single kiln Good  
Blackhall NO145562 Single kiln Bad Ruinous
Creagan na Leacainn NN708603 Single kiln Fair  
Tomanraid NN867630 Single kiln Poor  
Tomphubil NN77795426 Single kiln

Good

Restored
         
Scottish Borders        
Site Location Description Condition Comments
Bents Quarry NT1837452022 Single kiln Good Scheduled monument
Nottylees NT7890836942 Single kiln Poor  
         
Stirling
Site Location Description Condition Comments
Craigend NS76559067 Two kilns Poor  
         
Sutherland  
Site Location Description Condition  
Heilam, Ard Neackie NC446596 Four kilns Good  

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