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Site Location Description Condition Comments
Boddin Point NO7134753350 Two kilns Poor Eroding into the sea. Earthen kiln alongside
East Mathers NO7822766280 Single kiln Poor Front partly collapsed
Site Location Description Condition Comments
Fossil Burn NM6927045997 Single kiln Good
Kinlochaline NM69244715 Single kiln Good
Nether Largie, Slockavullin NR828981 Single kiln Good
Salen, Lismore NM8363541443 Two kilns Fair
Site Location Description Condition Comments
Aldons Lime Works kiln 1 NX2001389644 Single kiln Poor  
Aldons Lime Works kiln 2 NX1982589584 Single kiln Fair  
Aldons Lime Works kiln 3 NX1977889630 Single kiln Poor  
Barony Hill NS3131301887 Single kiln Poor  
Craigdullyeart NS6637015288 Three kilns Poor  
Dunure NS25371586 Two kilns Good Bungalow on top
Glenmuir Limeworks NS6305220846 Two kilns Poor Shell of limeburner's cottage survives
Mansfield, nr New Cumnock NS6386714955 Single kiln Poor
Dumfries & Galloway
Site Location Description Condition Comments
Barjarg NX8843890255 Three Poor
Blackwoodridge NY2454076184 Single kiln Fair
Blackwoodridge NY2440776255 Three kilns Poor Hidden behind later ground lime processing buildings
Burnhead NY2227072785 Two kilns Poor
Caldronlee NY2665676564 Two kilns Fair
Closeburn NX9072791159 Bank of three kilns Fair
Croalchapel NX9106391498 Single kiln Poor
Harelawhill NY4268978816 Two kilns Fair Obscured by modern silage clamp
Holehouse NY3831578665 Single kiln Poor
Kelhead limeworks, Annan NY1459269215 Four kilns Remnant Just the draw arch of one kiln survives
Portpatrick NW99975397 Single kiln Fair
Southerness NX972543 Single kiln Poor
Southerness Lighthouse NX9772254314 Single kiln Ruinous
East Lothian
Site Location Description Condition Comments
Catcraig NT714772 Two pot kiln Fair Three and two draw holes
Gosford Estate, Aberlady NT4653178414 Large estate kiln Fair  
Kidlaw NT509644 Two kilns Poor  
Phantassie NT6018676863 Single kiln Fair  
Salton Lime Works NT4728069170 Two kilns Fair  
Skateraw NT7384775396 Single large draw kiln Good Four draw holes
Spilmersford NT 455688 Single kiln Fair Three draw holes
Site Location Description Condition Comments
Charlestown NT0654383557 14 kilns Good Scheduled monument
Site Location Description Condition Comments
Arniston Lime Works NT3451757642 Single kiln Poor  
Crichton NT3930461590 Two kilns Poor  
Fullarton Quarry NT2775956626 Two kilns Poor/Bad One demolished
Pathhead NT4102062741 Single kiln Good  
Side Lime Works kiln 1 NT2922955002

Single kiln

Side Lime Works kiln 2 NT2923655299

Single kiln

Perth & Kinross
Site Location Description Condition Comments
Balnaguard NN94635171 Single kiln Poor  
Balnakilly NO073600 Single kiln Good  
Blackhall NO145562 Single kiln Bad Ruinous
Creagan na Leacainn NN708603 Single kiln Fair  
Tomanraid NN867630 Single kiln Poor  
Tomphubil NN7779754534 Single kiln


Scottish Borders        
Site Location Description Condition Comments
Bents Quarry NT1837452022 Single kiln Good Scheduled monument
Nottylees NT7890836942 Single kiln Poor  
Site Location Description Condition Comments
Craigend NS76559067 Two kilns Poor  
Site Location Description Condition  
Heilam, Ard Neackie NC446596 Four kilns Good  


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