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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 462
 Date Entered 20/02/2012
 Updated on 20/02/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Mining Related
 Record Type Industrial Archaeology
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 19/02/2012
 Location Muker Common.
 Civil Parish Not known
 Brit. National Grid SD 896 966
 Altitude 500m
 Geology Main Limestone
 Record Name West Greenseat. Lime kiln and associated quarry on the Main Limestone.
 Record Description Well built lime kiln and associated quarry. The size of the quarry above the limekiln indicates that this was a significant kiln complex and that the effort required to process limestone on the top edge of the Dale at an elevation of 500m was worth while.
 Image 1 ID 2296         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Lime kiln and associated quarry at High Greenseat, Muker Common.
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