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place:- limekiln, Low Yewdale
locality:- Limestone How
locality:- Yewdale
parish Coniston parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
limekiln; kiln; geological site
coordinates:- SD30919887
10Km square:- SD39

1Km square SD3098

photograph

limekiln, Low Yewdale -- Limestone How -- Yewdale -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- 30.3.2010
photograph

limekiln, Low Yewdale -- Limestone How -- Yewdale -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- 30.3.2010

old map:- OS County Series (Lan 1)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
Limestone Quarry / Limekiln
below Limestone How
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
LIMEKILN / / A 593 / CONISTON / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76792 / SD3091798835
courtesy of English Heritage
Limekiln. C18. Slate. Built into side of bank, with ramp and small quarry pit to rear. Round, slightly tapering form, with remains of projecting wall to left. Opening has corbelled arch and is splayed. Timber beam above, with slate dripcourse, probably indicates lean-to shelter. Roughly cylindrical shaft, partly blocked, open at top. A well preserved example.
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- SD30919883
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large limekiln, Low Yewdale -- Limestone How -- Yewdale -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- 30.3.2010
tiny photograph, 
button to large limekiln, Low Yewdale -- Limestone How -- Yewdale -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- 30.3.2010

notes 18th century kiln built in slate; using limestone in the Coniston Limestone Series rocks.
Hopkins, Tony & Corbett, Val: 2008 (?): Lime Kilns in the Lake District: Lake Distrist National Park Authority (Kendal, Cumbria)

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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