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placename:- Naworth Station
other name:- Station House
other name:- Naworth House
site name:- Newcastle and Carlisle Railway
locality:- Naworth
parish Brampton parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s; railway station; station
coordinates:- NY56486167
10Km square:- NY56
Opened 1873; closed 1952.

1Km square NY5661

photograph

Naworth Station -- Newcastle and Carlisle Railway -- Naworth -- Brampton -- Cumbria / -- 4.4.2008

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 18 6)

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.
Naworth Station / S.P. / M.P.

placename:- Naworth Station
railway station
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

hearsay
Somewhere about here '12 miles from Carlisle' there was an accident, 6 March 1840. The mail coach in a train was derailed by the loaded coal wagons behind, and thrown down an embankment. The mail guard, Thomas Dougall, was killed - perhaps the first ever fatality to a Post Office railwayman.

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Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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