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HER Number:MDV20606
Name:Lowery Road level crossing Keeper's cottage

Summary

No longer extant, this cottage is depicted on historic maps at the level crossing opposite a signal box.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 550 692
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Extensive earthwork and structural remains of the late 18th century Devonport Leat, Bronze Age features north-east of Nun’s Cross, Whiteworks Tin Mine and other tinning remains on Walkhampton Common as well as earthworks of Bachelors Hall Mine

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/320
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CROSSING KEEPERS COTTAGE (Built, XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Cottage shown at Lowery Road level crossing; north-south aligned, rectangular building adjacent to the railway.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Unchanged from the previous map depiction.


Ordnance Survey, 1963-1996, 1963-1996 National Grid OS Metric (Cartographic). SDV350058.

Not shown on the later 20th century historic map (although it does feature on the 1953-1996 version), so has been demolished by this time.


Greeves, T. A. P., 1979, South West Water Authority Burrator Survey, No.55 (Report - non-specific). SDV278356.

Lowery Road Level Crossing keeper's cottage. Structures on both sides of railway line, marked on 1887 Ordnance Survey 6 inch historic map. Now only foundations visible.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV278356Report - non-specific: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1979. South West Water Authority Burrator Survey. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. 18. Unknown. No.55.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #82826 ]
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV350058Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963-1996. 1963-1996 National Grid OS Metric. Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV123224Related to: Signal box at Lowry Road (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 19 2018 3:55PM