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Park Village, Limekilns

A Category B Listed Building in Closeburn, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2035 / 55°12'12"N

Longitude: -3.7183 / 3°43'5"W

OS Eastings: 290739

OS Northings: 591262

OS Grid: NX907912

Mapcode National: GBR 28G8.SH

Mapcode Global: WH5VW.VGKS

Entry Name: Park Village, Limekilns

Listing Date: 26 June 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330379

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB167

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Closeburn

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale

Parish: Closeburn

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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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 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.

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