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Limekilns, Port Ramsay, Lismore

A Category B Listed Building in Oban North and Lorn, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.5547 / 56°33'16"N

Longitude: -5.4441 / 5°26'38"W

OS Eastings: 188430

OS Northings: 745613

OS Grid: NM884456

Mapcode National: GBR DCYD.73W

Mapcode Global: WH0FT.BHTY

Plus Code: 9C8PHH34+V9

Entry Name: Limekilns, Port Ramsay, Lismore

Listing Name: Limekilns, Port Ramsay, Lismore

Listing Date: 26 May 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 346465

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13341

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200346465

Location: Lismore and Appin

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Oban North and Lorn

Parish: Lismore And Appin

Traditional County: Argyllshire

Tagged with: Lime kiln

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Late 18th-early 19th century. Bank of 2 single-draw kilns, older to NE, with corbelled draw arch above depressed-arched 'eye', coursed limestone rubble. More recent kiln has depressed arched drawhold and 'eye'. Massive granite quoins on NW angle, coursed rubble body. Pots stone-lined, infilled with miscellaneous scrap. Ramped access to top, partly revetted.

Statement of Interest

Listed as poart of a programme of protecting limeworking sites in Lismore, which is composed largely of limestone.

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