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Butterley Company's Lime Kilns

While not identified beyond all doubt, this view appears to show the Butterley Company's lime kilns at Bull Bridge. These were established in the 1790s and were linked to quarries at Crich by a narrow gauge tramway. The limeworks was also adjacent to the Cromford Canal and there was a siding connection to the Derby-Sheffield railway line. By the date of this photograph, however, the main source of…