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Middlemains Lime Kilns

A Category B Listed Building in Haddington and Lammermuir, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9127 / 55°54'45"N

Longitude: -2.845 / 2°50'41"W

OS Eastings: 347280

OS Northings: 669170

OS Grid: NT472691

Mapcode National: GBR 80K2.W9

Mapcode Global: WH7V3.8NH2

Entry Name: Middlemains Lime Kilns

Listing Date: 13 May 1991

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353078

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18894

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Saltoun

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Parish: Saltoun

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Rebuilt 1817-20. Rectangular double kiln (circa 45'x60') battered and abutting hillside; squared rubble. 2, 4-draw kilns, each with

3 independent vent arches, and 1 common arch, all stone vaulted;

3 arches to front, 2 to each side.

Statement of Interest

Former quarry nearby. Ramp to upper area of kilns. Common design for lime kilns in East Lothian; similar structures to be found at Catcraig, Skateraw and Phantassie, for example.

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