Llanymynech Limeworks

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The Llanymynech Limeworks is a scheduled monument with 3 Grade II listed buildings; the Hoffmann Kiln; Hoffmann Chimney and the Draw Kilns.  The quarry area is a designated Nature Reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

Llanymynech Local Nature Reserve

Llanymynech Limeworks is now a LOCAL NATURE RESERVE

Shropshire Council, together with Natural England and the LLIMEYS has declared the Heritage Area as a LOCAL NATURE RESERVE (LNR).  The Council issued a press release on 28 September in the Oswestry & Border Counties Advertiser.   As an LNR it will protect the site and its habitats so that […]

Shropshire Wildlife Trust

Shropshire Wildlife Trust 193 Abbey Foregate Shrewsbury Shropshire SY2 6AH Tel: 01743 284280 Email: enquiries@shropshirewildlifetrust.org.uk Web: www.shropshirewildlifetrust.org.uk Llanymynech Hill Nature Reserve For many years Llanymynech rocks was an active quarry producing lime which was used to increase fertility on farmland.  When quarrying ceased, the quarry floor and spoil heaps were […]