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Jun 17, 2014

Giant limekiln in Powys

It's now 100 years since the 14-chamber Hoffman limekiln at Llanymynech ceased producing lime, but the walls and chimney are still well preserved. The kiln was ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

the last hurrah of the local lime industry, which had put on growth spurts after the opening of the Montgomeryshire Canal and later the Cambrian Railways branch to Llanymynech. For more about the limekiln ruin and other interesting relics in the vicinity, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes by the towpath at Llanymynech wharf. Or click here