Building the line: The Construction of the Settle-Carlisle Railway

Introduction

This page lists (and provides links to) all of the material relating to the construction of the Settle-Carlisle Railway that is currently available on this website.

SCRCA Project pages

  • All of the archaeological sites listed in the Gazetteer are associated with the line's construction. (Tip: to view the relevant records, set the 'Type' filter to 'Is one of' and the filter value to 'Archaeological Site', then click / tap the 'Apply' button to show the relevant sites and structures.)
     
  • Many of the other sites and structures listed in the Gazetteer date from, or have some form of direct link to, the period when the line was constructed. (Tip: to view the relevant records, set the 'Period' filter to 'Is one of' and the filter value to 'MR-C', then click / tap the 'Apply' button to show the relevant sites.)
     
  • The following page focusses specifically on the line's construction: Contemporary accounts relating to the construction of the Settle-Carlisle Railway.

Ribblehead Heritage Tours

As part of its regular programme of guided walks, the Friends of the Settle-Carlisle Line offers a series of guided tours that focus on the archaeological remains relating to the construction of the Settle-Carlise Railway in the Ribblehead area. For further information, see:

Last updated by Mark Harvey on 04/09/2017

History Posts for 'Building the line'

The following potentially relevant 'History Posts' have been have been uploaded to the FoSCL website. To view the full post, click on its title.

History Post written by Mark Harvey. Attached notes written by Peter Davies. These are attached here with acknoweldgement to the National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey.
Date posted: 2014-Jan-21 17:39:05   /   Date last updated: 2014-Mar-17 14:37:30
 
 
Post written by Mark Harvey
Date posted: 2014-Feb-21 16:31:46   /   Date last updated: 2017-Aug-20 22:26:14
 
 
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