ZigaForm version 5.5.1

Limeworks Project Map

Map of the Heritage Area showing the features that are to be worked on.

Heritage project map

– Stables

August – October 2006

  • Create new roof
  • Convert for use as an eduction room and museum, with toilet and kitchen
  • Possibly add further room to  south for demonstrating lime burning and use
  • Consider benches in grassed area to south

2 – Draw Kilns

March – April 2007

  • Remove large tree
  • Stabilise tops
  • Rebuild viewing platform and steps

3 – Hoffmann Kiln

October – December 2006

and

March – July 2007

  • Roof to be erected over the kiln (replica of original)
  • Interior and exterior brickwork stabilised and ‘sagging’ areas supported by steel latice
  • Care taken not to disturb bats
  • Chimney checked and consolidation work carried out
  • Archaeological investigation to look for flue fittings
  • Create viewing platform at north end

4 – Tally House

September 2006

  • Clear ivy and stabilise structure to make safe
  • Remove fence

5 – Inclined Planes

August 2006 on

  • Clear pathways either on or next to inclined planes
  • New stiles/gates to western (Chirk) incline
  • Possibly lay short sections of line for interpretation purposes

6  – Drum Houses

September – October 2006

  • Remove ivy and stabilise buildings
  • Secure iron artefacts
  • Highlight cable ‘grooves’ and braking mechanism housings

7 – Small Kiln Below Quarry

March – April 2007

  • Replace fence
  • Stabilise stonework
  • Open up base