Smardale Gill Lime Kilns, Smardale, Crosby Garrett, Eden - Yorkshire Dales (NP)

Remains of a major mid-C19 lime production centre, with two kilns and related engine house and railway structures. The right hand wall of the furnace is bulging and there are problems with the stability of the retaining walls of the railway embankments. The site is included in a National Lottery Heritage Funded landscape partnership project within the Yorkshire Dales National Park extension area with funds set aside for consolidation work.

Smardale Gill Lime Kilns, Smardale, Crosby Garrett, Eden - Yorkshire Dales (NP)

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Two round cairns, three Romano-British settlements and aggregate field systems at Severals and Intake, and Smardale Gill lime kilns and quarry
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1021107
    Local Planning Authority:
    Yorkshire Dales (NP)
    Site Type:
    Industrial > Kiln

Location

    Building Name:
    Smardale Gill Lime Kilns
    Locality:
    Smardale
    County:
    Cumbria
    District / Borough:
    Eden
    Parish:
    Crosby Garrett
    National Park:
    Yorkshire Dales (NP)
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Penrith and The Border
    Region:
    North East and Yorkshire

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Occupancy / Use:
    Not applicable
    Priority:
    D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
    Previous Priority:
    D
    Ownership:
    Charity (heritage)
    Designation:
    Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade II
    List Entry Number(s):
    1021107 and 1145018