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HER Number:MDV28745
Name:RAILWAY BRIDGE in the Parish of Bickleigh (SH), Meavy

Summary

Originally the south devon and tavistock railway should have been connected with the quarry workings in the dewerstone area, however permission to build across the river meavy could not be obtained (anthony). Vis=17/8/1982 (gray). Unfinished stone bridge. Abutment on west side of river meavy seems complete although on the opposite there are only the remains of an embankment (gray).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 529 644
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBickleigh (SH)
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictSouth Hams
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBICKLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SW/205

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RAILWAY BRIDGE (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV158613.

Anthony, g. H. /the tavistock launceston + princetown railways/oakwood press (1971).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV158614.

Des=gray, v. /parish checklist/drawing.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV3506.

Originally the south devon and tavistock railway should have been connected with the quarry workings in the dewerstone area, however permission to build across the river meavy could not be obtained (anthony). Vis=17/8/1982 (gray). Unfinished stone bridge. Abutment on west side of river meavy seems complete although on the opposite there are only the remains of an embankment (gray).

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV19426Related to: Goodameavy, Embankment (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 2 2015 4:06PM