Structure / Site Summary for 238150

Stainforth Sidings (a.k.a. Langcliffe Lime Works Sidings)

Aerial view of Langcliffe Quarry, the Hoffmann kiln and Stainforth Sidings

Key details from the SCRCA Structure Record

Brief description: Stainforth Sidings (a.k.a. Langcliffe Lime Works Sidings)

Assessment status: Assessed

Location 1 - Rail-miles: 238

Location 3 - Position relative to main running lines (tracks): Up

Is a structure of this type shown at this location on the MR 1911 landplan?: Yes

Construction / installation period: MR-C

Current Use: Demolished

Visibility: Visible

Accessibility (ease of access): Easy

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Primary / Secondary References

The '' website provides free online access to a small but fascinating selection of low-resolution aerial photographs covering parts of Britain. Some of these images cover parts of the Settle-Carlisle Railway Conservation Area. Unfortunately, the terms of use prevent these images being reproduced here without payment of a license fee (which we cannot afford). However, the images can be viewed directly on the Britain From Above website by using the search facility provided on that website.

  • For the quarry sites between Langcliffe and Stainforth, search for "Craven Lime Works".
  • For the quarry sites at Helwith Bridge and Horton, search for "Ribblesdale Lime Works".
  • For Carlisle Citadel Station, search for "Carlisle Citadel".


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