button to main menu   Old Cumbria Gazetteer
placename:- Braithwaite and Buttermere Railway
parish Above Derwent parish, once in Cumberland
parish Buttermere parish, once in Cumberland
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
10Km square:- NY21
10Km square:- NY22

1Km square NY21

hearsay A Bill was put before Parliament for a railway to climb to the slate quarries at Honister, 1882; it failed.

goes through
mapping:- Braithwaite Station, Above Derwent
Honister Slate Quarry, Borrowdale
1882: proposed

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

button to lakes menu  Lakes Guides menu.

©  Martin and Jean Norgate: 2012
mailto button  email:- JandMN@norgate.freeserve.co.uk
button, online connection  Other projects

button, online connection  Geography Department, Portsmouth University