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Ard Neackie, Limekilns

Lime Kiln(S) (19th Century)

Site Name Ard Neackie, Limekilns

Classification Lime Kiln(S) (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Heilam Ferry; Eriboll Limeworks

Canmore ID 4924

Site Number NC45NW 14

NGR NC 44672 59622

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Durness
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NC45NW 14 44672 59622


NC45NW 15 NC 4476 5982 northern kiln

NC45NW 17 NC 44703 59600 pier

NC45NW 18 NC 44760 59739 cottage

NC45NW 20 NC 4466 5968 quarry

NC45NW 44 NC 44740 59730 ferry house

NC45NW 45 NC 44733 59722 stable

Kiln (Disused) [NAT]

OS 1:10,560 map, 1967.

(Location cited as NC 446 596). Limekilns and pier, Ard Neackie, early 1870's. Two pairs of oval-section kilns. The southern pair has semicircular draw arches, and smaller shafts than the northern pair, which has segmental draw arches. The blocks are at a slight angle to each other, and the southern pair have a low parapet around the edge.

J R Hume 1977.

At Heilam Ferry is a complex of four 19th century limekilns, now disused but relatively intact. A disused lime quarry (NC45NW 15) is situated above the kilns to the N.

Visited by OS, 8 November 1978.


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