Listed Building

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PARK VILLAGE, LIMEKILNSLB167

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
26/06/1986
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Parish
Closeburn
NGR
NX 90739 91262
Coordinates
290739, 591262

Description

Built circa 1774. Row of 3 limekilns, facing north, and set

against steep bank. Squared rubble. 3 segmental-arched

openings at base, with brick fireplaces; brick-lined kilns

with circular openings above.

Statement of Special Interest

Derelict but still reasonably intact. Closeburn limeworks

founded circa 1774 by Sir James Kirkpatrick; works

operational until circa 1888, though used intermittently

until circa 1895.

References

Bibliography

OLD STATISTICAL ACCOUNT, vol 13, p.240ff.

I Donnachie, INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF GALLOWAY, 1971

pp.145-7; 240ff (photos opp. p.90).

I Donnachie in TRANSACTIONS OF THE DUMFRIES-SHIRE & GALLOWAY

NAT HIST & ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY, 1971 p. 146ff.

Copy of drawing in NMRS on paper dated 1829.

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