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The Hoffman limekiln was built in 1873 for the Craven Lime Company. The kiln allowed lime to be produced on a continuous basis. Hoffman kilns were also used for brickmaking. Click on Gallery keyword hoffman to find other kilns in the UK. The Hoffman Continuous Kiln was invented and patented by German inventor Friedrich Hoffman in 1858. The Langcliffe kiln was extremely large having 22

  • Yorkshire's limestone quarry workers and the Hoffman Kiln
    Yorkshire's limestone quarry workers and the Hoffman Kiln

    Aug 17, 2020 This photograph inside the Hoffmann Kiln at the Craven Lime Works at Langcliffe, near Settle, brilliantly captures its cavernous size. By Chris Bond. Monday, 17th August 2020, 11:45 am

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  • Stainforth Scar & the Hoffmann Kiln | Walks | My Yorkshire
    Stainforth Scar & the Hoffmann Kiln | Walks | My Yorkshire

    Oct 25, 2017 A short walk that is full of interest including Stainforth Scar, the Craven Lime Work's Hoffmann Kiln and finishing with a visit to Stainforth Force. Often while driving past on my way to or from a walk in Ribblesdale I've noticed the massive limestone scar between Stainforth and Langcliffe

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  • Hoffman Kiln - Settle
    Hoffman Kiln - Settle

    The Hoffman kiln - located off the main road between Langcliffe and Stainforth - is a fascinating site to visit. Visitors can walk around the interior of the huge lime kiln and there are other sites of interest within the surrounding area - marked out as the 'Craven Limeworks trail'

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  • Catrigg Force and Hoffmann Kiln - My Yorkshire Dales
    Catrigg Force and Hoffmann Kiln - My Yorkshire Dales

    Jul 04, 2021 Built in 1873 the Hoffmann Kiln is a huge industrial scale lime kiln that was part of the Craven Lime Works. This amazing piece of industrial architecture is surprisingly not even marked on the map. Having walked a full circuit inside the kiln (probably about 100m in length) we continued on into the woods passing the Triple Draw Kilns

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  • Hoffman Kiln & Craven Lime Works, Yorkshire Dales - Feb 16
    Hoffman Kiln & Craven Lime Works, Yorkshire Dales - Feb 16

    Feb 08, 2016 Mar 16, 2016 The Hoffmann kiln was built at Langcliffe, near Settle, in 1873. It is an industrial scale lime kiln which was constructed for the Craven Lime Company. The Hoffmann Continuous kiln had been patented in 1858 by its German inventor Friedrich Hoffmann. The version built at Langcliffe had 22 individual burning chambers

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  • Yorkshire Walks - My Walking Diary route no 59
    Yorkshire Walks - My Walking Diary route no 59

    This is the site of the Craven Lime Works, an interesting old industrial site with three different types of kiln for the large scale production of lime. Ray is a keen amateur historian who goes to great length to research the background to places like this

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  • Out of Oblivion: A landscape through time
    Out of Oblivion: A landscape through time

    Description. This industrial scale lime kiln was built in 1873 for the Craven Lime Company. The Hoffmann Continuous kiln was patented in 1858 by its German inventor Friedrich Hoffmann. The version built under licence at Langcliffe had 22 individual burning chambers. Limestone was burned continuously in a circuit around the kiln and it took an

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  • Hoffman Kiln & Craven Lime Works, Yorkshire Dales - Feb
    Hoffman Kiln & Craven Lime Works, Yorkshire Dales - Feb

    Feb 08, 2016 Mar 16, 2016 The Hoffmann kiln was built at Langcliffe, near Settle, in 1873. It is an industrial scale lime kiln which was constructed for the Craven Lime Company. The Hoffmann Continuous kiln had been patented in 1858 by its German inventor Friedrich Hoffmann. The version built at Langcliffe had 22 individual burning chambers

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  • Hoffman Kiln at Langcliffe near Settle, Yorkshire
    Hoffman Kiln at Langcliffe near Settle, Yorkshire

    Hoffman Kiln, Langcliffe. The Hoffmann Continuous kiln was patented in 1858 by its German inventor Friedrich Hoffmann. The version built under licence at Langcliffe had 22 individual burning chambers. Limestone was burned continuously in a circuit around the kiln and it took an average of six weeks for one whole circuit

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  • Yorkshire Walks - My Walking Diary route no 317
    Yorkshire Walks - My Walking Diary route no 317

    The Hoffmann Kiln was the first continuous process for producing lime on an industrial scale. Before this lime kilns all had to be filled, then fired, then emptied and then filled again to restart the process. Arriving at the Hoffmann Kiln. The Hoffmann Kiln at the Craven Lime Works. Heading for Stainforth from the Craven Lime Works

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  • Stainforth to Langcliffe | People and the DALES
    Stainforth to Langcliffe | People and the DALES

    The Craven Lime Works consist of three different types of lime kiln. The Hoffmann kiln was built in 1872 and is the best preserved of its kind in the UK. Its 22 entrances led into 22 separate chambers where blocks of limestone were stacked to roof height. Coal was added, the chambers were sealed, and the blocks burned over several days to

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