SCRCA structure 281170: Bridge SAC/260C - Stamp Hill / British Gypsum Conveyor (occupation)

SCRCA Location Introduction

Bridge SAC/260C was constructed circa 1977 to allow a mineral conveyor to pass beneath the Settle-Carlisle railway, thereby linking Birkshead Mine with the gypsum processing plant at Kirkby Thore.

Bridge SAC/260C, east elevation from northeast and associated gypsum conveyor.

Key details from the Location Record

Location Type
Bridge (Underline)
Location Variant
Span - Arch (single)
Assessment status
Current Use(s)
Railway ops
Shown on a land plan?
Construction / installation period
5: BR operational phase (1st Jan 1948 to 31st Mar 1994)
Distance from London St.Pancras
281 miles and 18 chains
Position relative to running lines
This location IS visible from nearby publicly accessible land.
Accessibility (ease of access)
Protection Category
Conservation Area Only
Geographic Location
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