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HER Number:MDV52143
Name:Preston Cross, Clay Pit, Tramways

Summary

Two tramways shown on 20th century maps at the Clay Pit to the west of Preston Cross

Location

Grid Reference:SX 857 749
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingsteignton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishKINGSTEIGNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87NE/50/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1930 - 1939, Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV336668.

Two sections of 'Tramway' shown on 1930s map at the Clay Pit to the west of Preston Cross.


Ordnance Survey, 1938, 109NE. Revision of 1933 with additions in 1938. Provisional Edition (Cartographic). SDV303843.

Tramway marked on 1938 map adjacent to Shafts and Clay Pit.


Gent, T. H., 1996, Rivers Teign and Bovey: Proposed Diversion, 11 (Report - non-specific). SDV283446.


Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D., 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview, 15 (Report - Assessment). SDV336226.

Other details: Figure 5, site 23.


Exeter Archaeology, 2007, Archaeological Assessment of Southacre and John Acres Lane/ Whitepit Operational Areas (Bovey Basin ROMP), 8 (Report - Assessment). SDV339561.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV283446Report - non-specific: Gent, T. H.. 1996. Rivers Teign and Bovey: Proposed Diversion. Exeter Archaeology Report. 96.24. A4 Stapled + Digital. 11.
SDV303843Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1938. 109NE. Revision of 1933 with additions in 1938. Provisional Edition. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV336226Report - Assessment: Reed, S. J. + Turton, S. D.. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site. Part 1 Overview. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.80. A4 Stapled + Digital. 15.
SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339561Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2007. Archaeological Assessment of Southacre and John Acres Lane/ Whitepit Operational Areas (Bovey Basin ROMP). Exeter Archaeology Report. 07.37. A4 Stapled + Digital. 8.

Associated Monuments

MDV13795Part of: Preston Cross, Clay Pit (Monument)
MDV52142Related to: Preston Cross, Clay Pit, Shafts and Cranes (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4322 - Southacre and John Acres Lane/Whitepit
  • EDV4912 - Archaeological Assessment of Bovey Basin Mineral Site

Date Last Edited:Oct 12 2010 12:16PM