Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria. Location map
 
  Scene showing Frank's Bridge, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, England   Kirkby Stephen.

Looking across Frank's Bridge towards the town. The stones on which coffins could be rested can be seen at this end of the bridge.

 

 

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  View of the Cloisters, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, England   Ravenstonedale.

The Cloisters, dating from 1810, leads into the churchyard and is seen here from the Market Place. It was built as a shelter from the weather and for a butter market.

 

 

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  View of an old signpost, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, England   Ravenstonedale.

An old signpost which even gives fractions of a mile in furlongs. You won't see many of those these days. There are 8 furlongs to the mile which makes one furlong equal to 220 yards.

 

 

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  View of rapids on the River Eden, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, England   Kirkby Stephen.

Some impressive rapids on the River Eden on the southern outskirts of Kirkby Stephen. There is an old railway track here which has been turned into a footpath and there is also a footbridge, the Stenkrith Millenium Bridge, over the river from which this photograph was taken.

 

 

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Read our report of this trip to Ravenstonedale, Cumbria on the Blog.