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HER Number:MDV30977
Name:Trackway from Lizwell Bridge to the Widecombe / Ashburton Road


Old packhorse track from Ashburton. Former trackway leads from the Lizwell Bridge over the River Webburn to the Widecombe/Ashburton road. Partly impassable and blocked by a fallen gatepost at the edge of the wood after which the track disappears.


Grid Reference:SX 712 741
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/330

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TRACKWAY (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

BELSEY, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV282345.

Old packhorse track from ashburton (french). Vis=31/1/1985 (belsey). Former trackway leads from the lizwell bridge over the river webburn to the widecombe/ashburton road. The first part of this lane serves as access to the fields of pudsham farm. At sx71537404 it becomes impassable and is blocked by a fallen gatepost at the edge of the wood after which the track disappears. The lane is bordered by walled hedge banks and there is a slotted gatepost at the wood end (belsey).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV282970.

Track. Shown on os 6" 1964 map.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV282972.

Des=os 6" 1964 map.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV282973.

French, h. /tda/95(1968)161/field names in widecombe.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV282974.

Des=worksheet(belsey, p. M. )/checklist(1987).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV282345Migrated Record: BELSEY.
SDV282970Migrated Record:
SDV282972Migrated Record:
SDV282973Migrated Record:
SDV282974Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV7994Related to: Lizwell Bridge, Widecombe (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 21 2015 8:28PM