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Benston Limeworks

Lime Works (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Benston Limeworks

Classification Lime Works (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Cumnock

Canmore ID 199791

Site Number NS51NE 22

NGR NS 5800 1594

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Ayrshire
  • Parish New Cumnock
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Cumnock And Doon Valley
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NS51NE 22 5800 1594

This lime works is 3 miles S of Cumnock and consists of a quarry and an extenstive mine. The limestone was used in the building trade. The workings are flooded.

Grampian Speleological Group 2008.

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This lime works is 3 miles S of Cumnock and consists of a quarry and an extenstive mine. The limestone was used in the building trade. The workings are flooded.

Grampian Speleological Group 2008

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