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Balliefurth

Lime Kiln (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Balliefurth

Classification Lime Kiln (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 282898

Site Number NJ02SW 49

NGR NJ 01625 23537

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Abernethy And Kincardine
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Badenoch And Strathspey
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NJ02SW 49 NJ 01625 23537.

This limekiln is situated in a patch of uncultivated ground 130m ESE of the farmhouse at Bailliefurth. It has been set into a W-facing slope to a depth of at least 2m, but the pot, which measures about 2.6m in internal diameter, is now largely full of rubble. The draw-hole has been on the W side, though it is no longer visible.

The kiln is depicted on both the 1st and 2nd editions of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire 1875, sheet XLVI; 1903, sheet XLVIA); on the latter it is annotated 'Old Limekiln'.

Visited by RCAHMS (JRS, LM) 22 August 2006.

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