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HER Number:MDV30727
Name:Lydford, Bell Cavern


Bell Cavern upstream of the road bridge was cut during an attempt to drive a tunnel for a footpath under the road


Grid Reference:SX 509 845
Map Sheet:SX58SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLydford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SW/162

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TUNNEL (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

National Trust, 1984, Lydford Gorge, 7 (Report - Survey). SDV336885.

Tunnel, Bell Cavern. Immediately upstream of the road bridge (see PRN 3240), was cut during an attempt to drive a tunnel under the road for the footpath, and is not a mining adit.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336885Report - Survey: National Trust. 1984. Lydford Gorge. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 7.

Associated Monuments

MDV3240Related to: Lydford Bridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 3 2006 2:37PM