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Ruins Lime Kiln 1

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

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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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