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Ennerdale Railway
Ennerdale Mineral Railway
civil parish:-   Arlecdon and Frizington (formerly Cumberland) (?) 
civil parish:-   Lamplugh (formerly Cumberland) (?) 
civil parish:-   Ennerdale and Kinniside (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   railway
10Km square:-   NY01

evidence:-  
source data:-   Railway map, colour lithograph, the proposed line of the Ennerdale Mineral Railway, Cumberland, scale about 1 inch to 1mile, 1884.
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A bill was placed before parliament for a 6┬╝mile branch off the Whitehaven, Cleator and Egremont Railway, to serve Ennerdale, 1883. It was opposed by the Lake District Defence Society who were against industrial development, and against cheap tourist access to the Lakes. The bill failed. 
item:-  Armitt Library : 1958.4043
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   old railway map:- 
source data:-   Railway map, colour lithograph, the proposed line of the Ennerdale Mineral Railway, Cumberland, scale about 1 inch to 1mile, 1884.
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Railway map, colour lithograph, the proposed line of the Ennerdale Mineral Railway, Cumberland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, 1884. 
printed at top left, right:-  "PROPOSED ENNERDALE (MINERAL) RAILWAY. / Issued by the Lake District Defence Society (Postal Address: Ambleside)."
printed at bottom right, centre:-  "J. Bartholomew, Edinr. / PROPOSE LINE OF RAIL INDICATED BY THE RED LINE"
printed at with scale line:-  "English Miles"
item:-  Armitt Library : 1958.4043
Image © see bottom of page

person:-   railway company
 : Whitehaven, Cleator and Egremont Railway
person:-   society
 : Lake District Defence Society
date:-   1883

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