(Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)
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Lime kilns at Buxworth basin, terminus of the Peak Forest canal. The remains of 3 out of 12 kilns which were to be found both north and south of the canal basin. The kilns were made of local grit and were 6m (20ft) high, built into the hillside. Although full of rubble the internal diameter was approx. 3m (10ft). Kiln lining is still visible. Limestone for the kilns was brought from Doveholes quarry via the Peak Tramway. (1)
Index: Council for British Archaeology (CBA). CBA Industrial Archaeology Report Card. Lime kilns, Buxworth.
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Centred SK 0215 8205 (10m by 10m) (Centre)
CHINLEY, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE
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Dec 3 2010 12:08PM
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