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HER Number:MDV123100
Name:Canal bridge at Wheal Crowndale

Summary

Early 19th century stone-built bridge that links the eastern and western parts of Wheal Crowndale, whose workings pass beneath the Tavistock Canal here.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 471 725
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTavistock
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CANAL BRIDGE (Constructed, XIX - 1805 AD to 1806 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Bridge is shown on the late 19th century historic map.


Waterhouse, R., 2017, The Tavistock Canal. Its History and Archaeology, 321, 324, fig 10.12 (Monograph). SDV361789.

Crowndale Canal Bridge (c. 1805-06)
Stone-built arched bridge over the canal at Wheal Crowndale, linking the eastern and western parts of the mine working, which pass beneath the Tavistock Canal here.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Footbridge is marked here on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #113603 ]
SDV361789Monograph: Waterhouse, R.. 2017. The Tavistock Canal. Its History and Archaeology. The Tavistock Canal. Its History and Archaeology. Paperback Volume. 321, 324, fig 10.12.

Associated Monuments

MDV4067Related to: Tavistock Canal, Northern Section (Monument)
MDV3956Related to: Wheal Crowndale Mine, Tavistock (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4858 - Archaeological Watching Brief at Tavistock Canal (Northern Section)

Date Last Edited:Oct 23 2018 11:50AM