Structure / Site Summary for 259740

Ais Gill Summit Sign ("Ais Gill Summit 1,169 feet")

259740 Ais Gill Summit Sign: Elevation view from the north west

Key details from the SCRCA Structure Record

Brief description: Ais Gill Summit Sign ("Ais Gill Summit 1,169 feet")

Assessment status: Assessed

Location 1 - Rail-miles: 259

Location 2 - Chains: 60.00

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: Post-BR

Current Use: Conserved

Visibility: Visible

Accessibility (ease of access): Easy


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Primary / Secondary References

SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 259740

Plate 102 is Ais Gill in May 1961.  The nameboard on the left proclaims "Ais Gill Summit 1,169ft above sea level" but the Midland Railway map at the front of the book indicates 1,166ft.


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