SCRCA Structure 247793: Ribblehead Railway Construction Camp: Office and Store

SCRCA Location Introduction

An oblong area of stones in an otherwise grassy area (see large image below) marks the location of a stone-walled building that has been interpreted (by the Inlegborough Archaeology Group) as a combined office and store room associated with the Settle-Carlisle Railway construction works.

Ribblehead Railway Construction Camp Office and Store: Context from northeast

Key details from the Location Record

Location Type
Archaeological Site
Location Variant
Archaeologal Site - Other
Assessment status
Assessed
Current Use(s)
Demolished
On MRC's 1911 landplan?
No
Construction / installation period
MR-C: Constructed by the Midland Railway Co. between 1869 and 31st December 1876.
Distance from London St.Pancras
247 miles (chains not estimated)
Position relative to running lines
Up
Visibility
This location IS visible from nearby publicly accessible land.
Accessibility (ease of access)
Easy
Protection Category
Scheduled Ancient Monument
Geographic Location
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List Entry Extract(s)

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List Entry Number (LEN) List Entry District List Entry Name
1015726 Craven Ribblehead railway construction camp and prehistoric field system

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