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Rowrah Station, Lamplugh
Rowrah Station
site name:-   Whitehaven, Cleator and Egremont Railway
site name:-   Rowrah and Kelton Fell Railway (perhaps) 
locality:-   Rowrah
civil parish:-   Lamplugh (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   railway station
coordinates:-   NY05961857 (?) 
1Km square:-   NY0518
10Km square:-   NY01
SummaryText:-   Opened 1864; closed 1931.

BPA30.jpg (taken 16.4.2008)  
BPA31.jpg (taken 16.4.2008)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 68 1) 
placename:-  Rowrah Station
item:-  railway signalgoods shed
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.
OS County Series (Cmd 68 2) 
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"Rowrah Station / Coal Depot / Goods Shed / Signal Post / [Signal Box]"

evidence:-   old map:- Postlethwaite 1877 (3rd edn 1913) 
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Map of the Lake District Mining Field, Westmorland, Cumberland, Lancashire, scale about 5 miles to 1 inch, by John Postlethwaite, published by W H Moss and Sons, 13 Lowther Street, Whitehaven, Cumberland, 1877 edn 1913.
station on railway? 
item:-  JandMN : 162.2
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BPA32.jpg (taken 16.4.2008)  

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