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HER Number:MDV22574
Name:Tavistock branch of the South Devon Railway (Tavistock to Yelverton)

Summary

Tavistock branch of the south devon railway. Opened to tavistock 22/6/1859, closed 31/12/1962 (thomas).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 512 689
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND MONACHORUM

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and structural remains of the World War II RAF Harrowbeer airfield, as well as medieval fields and farms, industrial tin working, sections of the Devonport and Plymouth Leats, and part of the Plymouth and Dartmoor Tramway on Roborough Down
  • SHINE: Earthwork and structural remains of a section of the late 18th century Devonport Leat running between Roborough Down and Burrator Reservoir

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SW/67
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RAILWAY (XIX - 1859 AD to 1862 AD (Between))

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV261549.

Recorded (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV261550.

Thomas, d. St. J. /a regional history of railways of great britain/1(1981) 120-121,125.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV261551.

Aph=raf/cpe/uk/2149 4450(11/6/1947).


THOMAS, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV399.

Tavistock branch of the south devon railway. Opened to tavistock 22/6/1859, closed 31/12/1962 (thomas).


Rendell, P., 1996, Exploring the Lower Walkham Valley (Monograph). SDV361766.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV261549Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV261550Migrated Record:
SDV261551Aerial Photograph:
SDV361766Monograph: Rendell, P.. 1996. Exploring the Lower Walkham Valley. Exploring the Lower Walkham Valley. A5 Paperback.
SDV399Migrated Record: THOMAS.

Associated Monuments

MDV118284Related to: Devon Tors, Yelverton (Building)
MDV117612Related to: Grenofen Viaduct, Buckland Monachorum (Monument)
MDV22537Related to: Launceston Branch of the South Devon Railway (Tavistock to Launceston) (Monument)
MDV108559Related to: Old Harrowbeer Farmstead, Yelverton (Monument)
MDV19112Related to: Plymouth and Dartmoor Railway (Dartmoor section) (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 17 2019 10:38AM