Buxton Lime kilns, Derbyshire

Buxton lime firm are part of Derbyshires limekilns, set-up in 1901 to serve the quarry on the southside of the valley. BLF owned 1522 acres of land, 89 lime kilns, 21 large stone crushers and 3 collieries. They produced 360,000 tons of limestone and 280,000 tons of lime per year and dominated the industry in […]

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