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HER Number:MDV3046
Name:Bridge at Torpeek Cross, Ugborough


Bridge over lane to Cantrell Moorgate built to carry the single track wide gauge railway over the old lane. The railway operated 1848-1892.


Grid Reference:SX 659 566
Map Sheet:SX65NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NE/130

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RAILWAY BRIDGE (Built, XIX - 1840 AD to 1848 AD (Between))

Full description

Robinson, R., Ugborough (Worksheet). SDV160162.

Bridge over lane to Cantrell Moorgate. A 'Brunel' bridge built to carry the single track wide gauge railway over the old lane, re-aligned, to the Moorgate at Cantrell; the railway operated between 1848-1892. The bridge is single arch in grey granite, slightly segmental also. The road width is 3.65 meters; the present headroom has been officially labelled as 3.302 meters. Widening for the railway has been done on both sides of the arch with granite abutments and brick arching.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV160162Worksheet: Robinson, R.. Ugborough. Parish Checklist. Unknown.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #86871 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 14 2016 10:45AM