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HER Number:MDV22457
Name:RAILWAY in the Parish of Kingskerswell

Summary

Newton abbot to torre branch. Opened 18/12/1848. It ran independent of the main line from a separate shed at newton abbot. Originally intended to be atmospheric, it was never constructed as such. The line was continued to paignton on 2/8/1859, to churston on 14/3/1861 and finally, to kingswear on 16/8/1864. The torquay branch was doubled to kingskerswell in 1876, torquay in 1882 and paignton in 1905.(thomas).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 875 691
Map Sheet:SX86NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingskerswell
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishABBOTSKERSWELL

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX86NE/301

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV291585.

Thomas, d. St. J. /a regional history of railways of great britain/1(1981)74, 78,80.


THOMAS, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV399.

Newton abbot to torre branch. Opened 18/12/1848. It ran independent of the main line from a separate shed at newton abbot. Originally intended to be atmospheric, it was never constructed as such. The line was continued to paignton on 2/8/1859, to churston on 14/3/1861 and finally, to kingswear on 16/8/1864. The torquay branch was doubled to kingskerswell in 1876, torquay in 1882 and paignton in 1905.(thomas).


Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D., 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview, 30 (Report - Assessment). SDV336226.

Other details: Figure 8, site 18.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV291585Migrated Record:
SDV336226Report - Assessment: Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D.. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.80. A4 Stapled + Digital. 30.
SDV399Migrated Record: THOMAS.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4912 - Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM