HeritageGateway - Home
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.


HER Number:MDV54471
Name:'Conscies Road', Tor Royal

Summary

This track, reputedly built by World War II conscientious objectors, extends first as a curvilinear metalled road from Bull Park (SX60307330) to SX60887319. Beyond to sx62607276 it is a dead-straight embanked track 8.8m wide overall with a crude, eroded boulder and stone surface. A semi-circular deviation to the line at sx62147289 approximately 73m across, skirts a deep marsh. It partially overlies the tavistock-ashburton pack-horse track (fletcher). Vis=see also sx67sw/436.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 616 729
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SW/442

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

DNP, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV217699.

Sx61007318. Conscies road (dnp). Vis=27/4/1989 (rchme) centred sx61357306. This track, reputedly built by wwi conscientious objectors, extends first as a curvilinear metalled road from bull park (sx60307330) to sx60887319. Beyond to sx62607276 it is a dead-straight embanked track 8.8m wide overall with a crude, eroded boulder and stone surface. A semi-circular deviation to the line at sx62147289 approximately 73m across, skirts a deep marsh. It partially overlies the tavistock-ashburton pack-horse track (fletcher). Vis=see also sx67sw/436.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV217700.

Des=greeves, t. A. P. /dnp 6" survey of tor royal farm/(1982)/in smr.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV217701.

Nmr=sx67sw267.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV217702.

Des=fletcher, m. J. /(27/4/1989)/rchme field investigation.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV217703.

Des=crozier, p. E. /(nd)/pers comm to rchme.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV217699Report - Survey: DNP.
SDV217700Migrated Record:
SDV217701Migrated Record:
SDV217702Migrated Record:
SDV217703Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV54463Related to: Tavistock to Ashburton pack-horse track (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 21 2016 4:12PM