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HER Number:MDV28754
Name:Milestone on Plymouth and Dartmoor Tramway,


Milestone on Plymouth and Dartmoor Tramway to south of Darklake. Inscribed with number '8'.


Grid Reference:SX 512 612
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBickleigh (SH)
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBICKLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SW/28/5

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Milestone ('M.S') marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map, on west side of 'PLYMOUTH & DARTMOOR TRAMWAY', to south of 'Darklake'. Also shown on 1907 6 inch map but not on 1954 map.

Ordnance Survey, 1907, 118NW (Cartographic). SDV337443.

Gray, V., 1985 - 1986, Tramway Milestone (Worksheet). SDV340919.

Milestone on east side of tramway with '8' cut into chamfered top which slopes away from track. Body of stone is a circular pillar standing 0.63 metres above ground, diameter 0.3 metres. This stone has probably been moved from the other side of the track. Other details: Site visit 24/05/1982.

Gray, V., 1986, Untitled Source, 19 (Monograph). SDV340854.

Other details: No. 97.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337443Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1907. 118NW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV340854Monograph: Gray, V.. 1986. An Archaeological Checklist for Bickleigh Parish, near Plymouth. A4 Stapled. 19.
SDV340919Worksheet: Gray, V.. 1985 - 1986. Tramway Milestone. Worksheet.

Associated Monuments

MDV2221Related to: Plymouth and Dartmoor Tramway (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 12 2008 11:45AM