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LIME KILN COMPLEX

Location

HEARNE PARADE and LIMEBURNERS ROAD EAST GEELONG, Greater Geelong City

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1288

Heritage Overlay Number

HO191

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

NOTICE OF REGISTRATION As Executive Director for the purpose of the Heritage Act, I give notice under Section 46 that the Victorian Heritage Register is amended by including ... more

Statement of Significance

The Lime Kiln Complex at Limeburners Point in Geelong consists of the visible ruined remains of five brick lime kilns built into the side of the escarpment, and the footings of former powder magazine. Although Limeburners Point was associated, from the earliest days of settlement, with the production of lime for mortar, the remaining kilns date from the 1860s and 1870s and the powder magazine from 1854. Lime burning ceased on the site in the 1880s. The Lime Kiln ... more

Year Construction Started 1841
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality GREATER GEELONG CITY; GREATER GEELONG CITY

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