The locations of Lime Kilns in Hong Kong – a list

HF: Here is a list of all the Lime Kilns (or Lime Kiln “Factories) in Hong Kong I have come across.

I have linked Indhhk articles about specific locations.

1. Chek Lap Kok Island, Fu Tei Wan Lime Kiln, moved to Tung Chung, Lantau Island.
Fu Tei Wan Lime Kiln

Fu_Tei_Wan_Lime_Kiln_of_Chek_Lap_Kok_(Tung_Chung,_Hong_Kong)

Fu Tei Wan

2. Cheung Chau Island
Tai Kwai Wan

3. Lamma Island
Lo So Shing
A short comment in the article linked below “…in the mid 1990s the path from Yung Shue Wan to Sok Kwu Wan used to go right over a stone circle, about five feet in diameter, which he was told was the remains of a limestone kiln.”
Lamma Island Industry

4. Lantau Island
Yi Long Wan – in front of the Sea Ranch residential development – Lantau Island – “three kilns protected for display”

5. Lau Fan Shan – NW New Territories
“and at Lau Fan Shan … by Tai Fung and others”
Lime-making at Lau Fan Shan

Lime-making on Tsing Yi island – 1984 RASHKB article

6. Peng Chau Island (note all but Hap Gei are mentioned in the linked 1984 RASHKB article as being on Ping Chau. I think this should be Peng until corrected)
Hap Gei Lime Kiln Factory
Hoh Wang Lei
Shing Lei
Tung Hing
Lime-making on Tsing Yi island – 1984 RASHKB article

7. Sai Kung
Hoi Ha Wan, north Sai Kung peninsula
Sheung Yui, just south of Pak Tam Chung

Sheung Yiu lime kiln image, Sai Kung, wikimedia

Sheung Yiu

“and at…Sai Kung by Tai Fung and others
Lime-making on Tsing Yi island – 1984 RASHKB article

8. Tsing Yi Island – the following kilns are all mentioned in the linked 1984 RASHKB article
Lam Si Hap
San Shing Lei Lime Kiln Factory
Shing Hip
Yuen Lei
Wing Shing Lung
Lime-making on Tsing Yi island – 1984 RASHKB article

Lime making San Shing Lei Kiln Factory HKBRAS Vol 24 1984

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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