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Whitbeck Crossing, Whitbeck
Whitbeck Crossing
site name:-   Whitehaven and Furness Junction Railway
locality:-   Whitbeck
civil parish:-   Whicham (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   level crossing
locality type:-   railway station (once) 
coordinates:-   SD11598388
1Km square:-   SD1183
10Km square:-   SD18
SummaryText:-   Station here from 1850 to 1857.

BMV30.jpg (taken 13.10.2006)  
BMV31.jpg  View S.
(taken 13.10.2006)  
Automatic level crossing without gates.

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 87 8) 
source data:-   Maps, 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.
image  click to enlarge
Shows a railway bridge and building to the NW. 

BMV32.jpg  View N.
(taken 13.10.2006)  

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