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Catcraig Limekilns

A Category B Listed Building in Dunbar, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9875 / 55°59'14"N

Longitude: -2.4584 / 2°27'30"W

OS Eastings: 371499

OS Northings: 677260

OS Grid: NT714772

Mapcode National: GBR ND9W.LGS

Mapcode Global: WH8W1.6RLT

Entry Name: Catcraig Limekilns

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332120

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1502

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunbar

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Dunbar and East Linton

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Mid 19th century, restored 1966. Double Kiln comprising
2-draw and 3-draw Kiln and central tunnel. Grey rubble
limestone, battered at W end. 3 vent-arches to central
tunnel. Each Kiln 30' high, that to W (now blocked)
being older. Section of Dunbar marble set in tunnel.

Statement of Interest

Originally ran by Broxmouth Estate; ceased operation in 1921. Coal-fired operation, lit by furze. Limeburners Cottages and Stables sited nearby, not included in current listing. Restoreed by East Lothian County Council.

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