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Catcrag Lime Kiln at SD 437825

A Grade II Listed Building in Witherslack, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2347 / 54°14'4"N

Longitude: -2.8644 / 2°51'51"W

OS Eastings: 343751

OS Northings: 482450

OS Grid: SD437824

Mapcode National: GBR 8MFG.NR

Mapcode Global: WH836.ZT4J

Plus Code: 9C6V64MP+V6

Entry Name: Catcrag Lime Kiln at SD 437825

Listing Date: 25 June 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087097

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77141

Location: Witherslack, Meathop and Ulpha, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA11

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Witherslack, Meathop and Ulpha

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Witherslack St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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WITHERSLACK A 590 W.O, Nichols Moss
SD 48 SW
1258-/5/10000 Catcrag Lime Kiln
at SD 437825

Lime Kiln. Early C19. Rubble carboniferous Limestone. Tapering square Kiln body, set
into a limestone outcrop to the rear (north-east). Kiln approx 6 metres square, with
central semi-circular arched entry into kiln draw passage. Semi-circular arch with dressed
limestone voussoirs. Draw hole with canopy flagstones supported by iron bars. Kiln
chamber lined with sandstone, now partially collapsed. The kiln was constructed by the
Wilkinson family, who were iron makers, after the Witherslack enclosure award of 1829,
presumably to supply burnt lime for the improvement of land for agricultural
improvement. A well preserved and complete example of early C19 kiln construction.

Listing NGR: SD4375182450

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