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placename:- Eskmeals Viaduct
site name:- Whitehaven and Furness Junction Railway
site name:- Esk, River
locality:- Eskmeals
parish Waberthwaite parish, once in Cumberland
parish Bootle parish, once in Cumberland
parish Muncaster parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
railway viaduct; viaduct
coordinates:- SD08749414, SD08779453
10Km square:- SD09

1Km square SD0894

photograph

Eskmeals Viaduct -- Whitehaven and Furness Junction Railway -- Esk, River -- Eskmeals -- Waberthwaite and Bootle etc -- Cumbria / -- 30.9.2006

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 82 15)

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.

placename:- Eskmeals Viaduct
railway viaduct
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old print:- Linton 1852

Guide book, A Handbook of the Whitehaven and Furness Railway, guide to the Lake District etc, by John Linton, published by Whittaker and Co, London, etc, 1852.
thumbnail LN1E13, button to large image
Print, engraving, outline views, Mountains as Seen from the Esk Viaduct, the Eskmeals Viaduct, and Mountains as Seen from the Viaduct near Drigg, the Irt Viaduct, Whitehaven and Furness Junction Railway, Cumberland, engraved by W H Lizars, Edinburgh, published by Whittaker and Co, London, and by R Gibson and Son and by Callander and Dixon, Whitehaven, Cumberland, 1852.
Tipped in opposite p.86 of A Handbook of the Whitehaven and Furness Railway, by John Linton.
printed at upper scene, top:-
MOUNTAINS AS SEEN FROM THE ESK VIADUCT.
printed at upper scene caption:-
1 Ennerdale Mountains 2 The Knott 3 The Deer Park 4 Great Gable 5 Scawfell 6 Wrynose (Waberthwaite below) 7 Wetherlam 8 Harter Fell 9 Birkby Fell 10 Stainton Fell 11 Corney Fell
printed at lower scene, top:-
MOUNTAINS AS SEEN FROM THE IRT VIADUCT NEAR DRIGG.
printed at lower scene caption:-
1 Seatallan 2 Buckbarrow 3 Middle Fell 4 Yewbarrow 5 Kirk Fell (Irton Church below) 6 Great Gable 7 Ling Mell (Latterbarrow below) 8 Scawfell Pike (Screes below) 9 Scawfell (Irton Fell below) 10 Wrynose 11 Wetherlam 12 Harter Fell (Muncaster Fell below)
printed at bottom right:-
W. H. Lizars Edinr.

placename:- Esk Viaduct / M.P. Whitehaven 18
viewpoint; outline view
date:- 1852
period:- 19th century, late

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