Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for RIBBLESDALE railway

RIBBLESDALE railway, a railway chiefly in Yorkshire, but partly in Lancashire; from Settle 14½ miles down the valley of the Ribble, to a junction with the Lancashire and Yorkshire at Chatburn. It was authorized in 1864, on a capital of £180,000 in shares, and £60,000 in loans.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

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Feature Description: "a railway"   (ADL Feature Type: "railroad features")
Administrative units: Lancashire AncC

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