Lime Kiln, Moneen,

Lime Kiln, Moneen, (HMIMF)

Location: Eufaula, Mayo 36027 Mayo
Country: Ireland
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N 53° 45.879', W 9° 46.919'

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Clew Bay Archaeological Trail site 11

Sl— Seand—la—ochta Chuan M—dh

M?in?n - Small Bog

Lime Kilns date from the 18th century and were used until the 1940s in some areas. By lighting fires in these kilns and adding crushed limestone, lime was produced for use as fertiliser in the fields and also for whitewashing cottages. Most of the lime kilns around the country have been destroyed and only rare examples survive. This site survives in its entirety and is as fine an example of its type to be found in the area.

Torn?g Aoil - M?in?n
Tosa?odh ag baint ?ide as torn?ga aoil san 18? haois agus bh? siad f ? n-?id i roinnt ?iteanna go dt? na 1940id?. Tr? thine a lasadh sna torn?ga seo agus cloch aoil bhr?ite a chur s?os ann, rinneadh aol do leas? sna garraithe agus freisin chun aol a chur ar bhalla? na dtithe. T? formh?r na dtorn?g ar fud na t?re scriosta anois agus is f?orbheag eiseaml?r d?obh at? ar marthain. Maireann an l?thair seo ina hioml?ine agus is sampla den scoth ? d? chine?l at? le f?il sa cheantar.
Placed ByMayo County Council, South West Mayo, and Comhoail Oile?in na h?ireann
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 9:50am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)29U E 448453 N 5957620
Decimal Degrees53.76465000, -9.78198333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 53° 45.879', W 9° 46.919'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds53° 45' 52.74" N, 9° 46' 55.14" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 198 R335, Eufaula Mayo 36027, IE
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