Entrance to Auchentibber Limekilns

Whilst walking in Auchentibber in January 2015, I stumbled upon these old pillars, entering a field between Auchentibber

2015 Auchentibber Entrance to field (PV)

2015 Auchentibber Entrance to field (PV)

schoolhouse and Auchentibber Farm. anther substantial i thought for an entrance to a field with nothing in it. However, I had to go back to 1898 maps to see what was going on.

Just over 100 years ago, this area had several Limekilns noted alongside the Auchentibber roadway. The 1898 map shows them quite clearly as an area being mined with water adjacent in this low laying flat field.

1898 Old Limekilns on Auchentibber Road

1898 Old Limekilns on Auchentibber Road

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