Railway bridge taking S&C Railway over the A684 by Moorcock Cottages

  • Description

    "There is an Ordnance Survey benchmark [[1899111]] on a stone the abutment wall near the right hand edge of the image. Previously (before the construction of the Settle to Carlisle Railway) there was a milestone at this location which had a benchmark levelled on it at 1078.163 feet above Liverpool Datum during the 1845 Kendal to Thirsk 1GL Survey. The surveyor's description was 'No. 61. Mark on top of 10th milestone from Sedbergh and 6th from Hawes : 3.29 ft. above centre of road'" Photo by Roger Templeman, 2016.
  • Owner

    Roger Templeman
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5282886
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 months, 1 week ago
    Viewed: 90 times
    Picture Taken: 2016-07-27
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