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Tinley Cleuch, Limekilns

Lime Kiln(S) (Post Medieval)

Site Name Tinley Cleuch, Limekilns

Classification Lime Kiln(S) (Post Medieval)

Canmore ID 166473

Site Number NY48SE 56

NGR NY 4651 8231

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Castleton
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Roxburgh
  • Former County Roxburghshire

Archaeology Notes

NY48SE 56 4651 8231

There are two small limekilns, set about 20m apart into the side of a gully in the corner of the field immediately W of the point where the Tinley Cleuch is crossed by the B6357 road. The bowl of the S kiln, at NY 4651 8231 (LID96 169), measures at least 1.2m in depth and narrows from 3.7m in diameter at the top to 1.3m at the base within a stony bank 1m in thickness. Some stonework is visible around the draw hole, which is on the SE. The bowl of the N kiln (LID96 170) is at least 1.5m deep and narrows from 4m in diameter at the top narrowing to 1.6m at the base within a stony bank 1.1m thick. The draw hole is on the E.

(LID96 169-70)

Visited by RCAHMS (SDB) 29 February 1996

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Visibility: Unknown. The state of preservation of this structure or monument is unknown.

Information from Scottish Borders Council.

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