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Ruins Lime Kiln 2

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Located in South Africa :: Western Cape (West Coast)  :: Yzerfontein
Category: Attraction :: Ruins

The two lime kilns on the road to Yzerfontein were built in the 1940's. They were used to produce building lime from seashells, and produced about 300 bags of lime a day from the shells of black mussels that are found in abundance on the coast. They were proclaimed national monuments in 1980.

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Address :  Western Cape, South Africa

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