Stainton Beck - St. Sunday's Beck
Stainton Beck is a tributary of the River Bela in Cumbria. It's upper course is know as St Sunday's Beck. The beck is 23.6 km long, with a catchment area of 30.8 km2. Near Milnthorpe, Staintion Beck joins Peasey Beck to form the River Bela. There are fords over St Sunday's Beck at Halfpenny and Stainton. Stainton Aqueduct was constructed in 1816 to carry the Lancaster Canal over Stainton Beck. Hisrtorically, there were 5 watermills on St Sunday's Beck, at Halfpenny, Mill Bridge, Skettelgill, Stainton and Stainton Cross.