Location Park Limeworks, Closeburn
County Dumfries & Galloway
Grid Reference NX 90727 91159
Date of visit 27 June 2009

The three Closeburn kilns date from the late 18th century. Built against a natural bank above the flooded quarry, they are constructed of red sandstone. The stone was raised to the kiln tops by an inclined wagon-way. Production continued until c1888 with sporadic working until c1895.

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