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Lime kilns, Ard Neackie

On the left you can see 4 disused line kilns, built around 1870. The quarry was behind the kilns, the lime was transported from here by ship. Lime was used as a neutralising agent, when reclaiming peaty soils for cultivation. Map location.

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Date added:Nov 22, 2010
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