Structure / Site Summary for 247330

Ribblehead Railway Construction Camp: Hospital

The hospital for the Ribblehead Railway Construction Camp was located on the oblong patch of level ground (covered with short grass) that is clearly visible in the foreground of the image below.

Ribblehead Railway Construction Camp: Site of the Hospital from the east

Key details from the SCRCA Structure Record

Brief description: Ribblehead Railway Construction Camp: Hospital

Assessment status: Assessed

Location 1 - Rail-miles: 247

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

Is a structure of this type shown at this location on the MR 1911 landplan?: No

Construction / installation period: MR-C

Current Use: Demolished

Visibility: Visible

Accessibility (ease of access): Easy

The hospital site lies outside the boundary of the Settle Carlisle Railway Conservation Area, but inside the boundary of the "Ribblehead railway construction camp and prehistoric field system" Scheduled Ancient Monument. The latter is covered by List Entry Number (LEN) 1015726.

The relevant entry in "The National Heritage List for England" can be reviewed at:
http://list.english-heritage.org.uk/resultsingle.aspx?uid=1015726


List Entry Extract(s)

The information contained in the 'SCRCA List Entry Extract' database has been extracted (using the cut-and-paste method) from the relevant List Entries in "The National Heritage List for England" (http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/professional/protection/process/national-heritage-list-for-england/). Clicking on the List Entry Number in the left hand column will open the relevant SCRCA Project List Entry Extract. However, these extracts may contain errors and the original entry may have been altered since the information was extracted. If you need to use the information for anything important, you are STRONGLY ADVISED to refer to the official List Entry using the relevant link in the right-hand column.


List entry Number (LEN) List Entry Name Protection Category List Entry County List Entry District List Entry National Park List Entry Source URL(s)
1015726 Ribblehead railway construction camp and prehistoric field system      SAM North Yorkshire Craven    YDNP

http://list.english-heritage.org.uk/resultsingle.aspx?uid=1015726


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Notes / additional information

For links and references to a wealth of fascinating and useful information about life at - and the sites and structures associated with - the Ribblehead Railway Construction Camp, see "Contemporary accounts relating to the construction of the Settle-Carlisle Railway".


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