SCRCA site 240951: Helwith Bridge Quarries

SCRCA Location Introduction

The annotated photograph below shows the relative locations of four of the five main quarries on the western side of Ribblesdale in the Helwith Bridge area. Helwith Bridge Quarry is out of shot, approximately half a mile to the left of the photographer's location.

Helwith Bridge Quarry Siding with quarry sites labelled

Key details from the Location Record

Location Type
Rail-served Industry
Location Variant
Rail-Served Industry - Site Active
Assessment status
Current Use(s)
Commercial, Railway ops
Shown on a land plan?
Construction / installation period
Post-BR: Constructed by Railtrack or Network Rail between 1st April 1994 and the present day.
Distance from London St.Pancras
240 miles (chains not estimated)
Position relative to running lines
This location IS visible from nearby publicly accessible land.
Accessibility (ease of access)
Protection Category
The structure or site is not currently protected
Geographic Location
  View this location on mapping. or on aerial imagery.

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