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HER Number:MDV1363
Name:Bristol and Exeter Railway, Tiverton Branch

Summary

The Tiverton branch of the Bristol and Exeter railway, opened 12th June 1848. Passenger trains were withdrawn on 5th October 1964 and freight ceased on 5th June 1967.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 999 121
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHalberton
Civil ParishTiverton
Civil ParishWilland
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHALBERTON
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON
Ecclesiastical ParishWILLAND

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Section of former line of the Tiverton Branch of the Bristol and Exeter Railway, opened 1848 and closed 1967

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS91SE/12

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RAILWAY (XIX - 1848 AD to 1848 AD)

Full description

Thomas, D. St. J., 1981, A Regional History of Railways of Great Britain, 47 (Monograph). SDV168.

The Tiverton branch of the Bristol and Exeter railway opened 12th June 1848. Originally broad gauge, standardised in 1884 when a new station in Tiverton was opened. Passenger trains were withdrawn on 5th October 1964 and freight ceased on 5th June 1967.


Wessex Archaeology, 2003, Blundells Road, Tiverton, Devon: Archaeological Desk Based Assessment (Report - Assessment). SDV345760.


Valentin, J., 2009, Tiverton Eastern Urban Expansion Area. Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Assessment and Evaluation (Report - Assessment). SDV345204.


Valentin, J., 2009, Tiverton Eastern Urban Expansion Area. Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Assessment and Evaluation, 4, App. 1 A41 (Report - Assessment). SDV345204.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Unknown, SS91SE36 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV349546.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV168Monograph: Thomas, D. St. J.. 1981. A Regional History of Railways of Great Britain. A Regional History of Railways of Great Britain. 1. Unknown. 47.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV345204Report - Assessment: Valentin, J.. 2009. Tiverton Eastern Urban Expansion Area. Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Assessment and Evaluation. AC Archaeology Report. ACD30/2/1. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4, App. 1 A41.
SDV345760Report - Assessment: Wessex Archaeology. 2003. Blundells Road, Tiverton, Devon: Archaeological Desk Based Assessment. Wessex Archaeology Report. 54068.01. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV349546Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Unknown. SS91SE36. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.

Associated Monuments

MDV35271Parent of: Milepost to East of Manley Railway Bridge, Tiverton (Monument)
MDV35282Parent of: Milepost, Tiverton Branch Railway (Monument)
MDV35283Parent of: Signal Post, Tiverton Branch Railway (Monument)
MDV35284Parent of: Signal Post, Tiverton Branch Railway (Monument)
MDV35285Parent of: Signal Post, Tiverton Junction (Monument)
MDV89087Related to: BRIDGE AT ST 001122 (Building)
MDV88883Related to: Bridge Near Nether Mill (Building)
MDV16700Related to: Canal Aqueduct over the Railway, Halberton (Monument)
MDV78717Related to: Culvert to East of Manley Railway Bridge, Halberton (Monument)
MDV50003Related to: Manley Railway Bridge, Halbeton (Building)
MDV89367Related to: Old Station, Tiverton (Building)
MDV59017Related to: Tiverton Junction Station (Monument)
MDV58995Related to: Tiverton Railway Station (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4893 - Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Assessment, Tiverton

Date Last Edited:Jun 21 2017 11:52AM