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HER Number:MDV349
Name:North Devon Railway, Tawton


North Devon railway from Exeter to Barnstaple was opened in 1854, and was later extended to Bideford and Torrington.


Grid Reference:SS 664 163
Map Sheet:SS61NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBishop's Tawton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBISHOP'S TAWTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS52NE/5

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

FOR DETAILS SEE SX99SW/148, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV71374.

North devon railway (ss56503000 - ss59702500) exeter to barnstaple. Opened 1854, later extended to bideford and torrington (bone).(for details see sx99sw/148).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV71375.

Bone, m. /barnstaple's industrial archaeology/(1973)30.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV71376.

Thomas, d. St. J. /a regional history of railways of great britain/1(1981)92-98.

University of Southampton, 2018, North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, 3 (Interpretation). SDV361978.

North Devon Railway from Exeter to Barnstaple. Opened 1854, later extended to Bideford and Torrington.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV361978Interpretation: University of Southampton. 2018. North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. 3.
SDV71374Migrated Record: FOR DETAILS SEE SX99SW/148.
SDV71375Migrated Record:
SDV71376Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 31 2019 4:35PM