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placename:- Belah Viaduct
other name:- Stainmore Viaduct
site name:- South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway
parish Kaber parish, once in Westmorland
parish Stainmore parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
railway viaduct; viaduct
coordinates:- NY83801035, NY84021056
10Km square:- NY81
locality:- Westmorland boundary
locality:- Cumberland boundary

1Km square NY8310

photograph

Belah Viaduct -- South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway -- Westmorland boundary -- Cumberland boundary -- Kaber and Stainmore -- Cumbria / -- from the SW pier. -- 30.4.2010
photograph

Belah Viaduct -- South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway -- Westmorland boundary -- Cumberland boundary -- Kaber and Stainmore -- Cumbria / -- SW pier. -- 30.4.2010

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 24 5)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
Viaduct
the 6 inch sheet has
Belah Viaduct

placename:- Belah Viaduct
railway viaduct
date:- 1860=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Belah Viaduct -- South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway -- Westmorland boundary -- Cumberland boundary -- Kaber and Stainmore -- Cumbria / -- 30.4.2010
tiny photograph, 
button to large Belah Viaduct -- South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway -- Westmorland boundary -- Cumberland boundary -- Kaber and Stainmore -- Cumbria / -- 30.4.2010
tiny photograph, 
button to large Belah Viaduct -- South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway -- Westmorland boundary -- Cumberland boundary -- Kaber and Stainmore -- Cumbria / -- View NE. -- 30.4.2010
tiny photograph, 
button to large Belah Viaduct -- South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway -- Westmorland boundary -- Cumberland boundary -- Kaber and Stainmore -- Cumbria / -- View SW. -- 30.4.2010
tiny photograph, 
button to large Belah Viaduct -- South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway -- Westmorland boundary -- Cumberland boundary -- Kaber and Stainmore -- Cumbria / -- 30.4.2010
tiny photograph, 
button to large Belah Viaduct -- South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway -- Westmorland boundary -- Cumberland boundary -- Kaber and Stainmore -- Cumbria / -- 30.4.2010

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Belah Viaduct -- South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway -- Westmorland boundary -- Cumberland boundary -- Kaber and Stainmore -- Cumbria /

hearsay 196 feet high, the highest in England when it was built, 1859-60; 1040 feet long, 24 feet wide. There were 16 spans of girder work on cast iron piers on stone bases. Designed by Thomas Bouch. Demolished 1963.

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Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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