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Ribblehead Viaduct

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Location type: Bridge
Location address: United Kingdom, Craven
Number of texts: 2
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Aerial video of the 400m long Ribblehead Viaduct, opened in 1875 and forms part of the famous Settle to Carlisle railway. The steam train featured is a day trip excursion called The Dalesman operated by West Coast Railways. The carriages date back to the 1920’s

Linked characteristics: Spectacular, Romantic, Child friendly
Linked themes: Architecture, Cultural heritage, Technology & engineering

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The Ribblehead Viaduct or Batty Moss Viaduct carries the Settle-Carlisle Railway across Batty Moss in the valley of the River Ribble at Ribblehead, in North Yorkshire, England. The viaduct, built by the Midland Railway, is 28 miles (45 km) north-west of Skipton and 26 miles (42 km) south-east of Kendal. It is a Grade II* listed structure. The land underneath and around the viaduct, where the remains of the construction camp and navvy settlements known as Batty Wife Hole, Sebastopol and Belgravia were located, is a scheduled ancient monument.

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