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HER Number:MDV63726
Name:Trackway to south of the Haytor Granite Tramway, Ilsington

Summary

A sunken trackway shown on 19th century map crosses the open work to the south of the 'Haytor Granite Tramway' by way of a clapper bridge to the north of Haytor Vale

Location

Grid Reference:SX 769 775
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/262/4

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TRACKWAY (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Track shown on 19th century map to the south of the tramway and running from Haytor Quarry to join the road to the north of Haytor Vale.


Passmore, A., 1996, Survey of an openwork on Haytor Down, 7-8 (Article in Serial). SDV292323.

A sunken trackway crosses the open work to the south of the 'Haytor Granite Tramway' by way of a clapper bridge. It was probably in use at the time of the open tin streamwork to the north.


Newman, P., 2002, Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon, Figure 7 + 9 (Report - Survey). SDV346395.

Track shown as a curvilinear feature.


Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England, 2002, Haytor Down: The Archaeology (Plan - measured). SDV359685.

Track shown on survey.


English Heritage, 2005, Survey Information (miscellaneous date) (Report - Survey). SDV345855.

Track shown on survey.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV292323Article in Serial: Passmore, A.. 1996. Survey of an openwork on Haytor Down. Dartmoor Tinworking Research Group Newsletter. 10. 7-8.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV345855Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Survey Information (miscellaneous date). English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #97411 ]
SDV346395Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2002. Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A1/2/1999. A4 Spiral Bound. Figure 7 + 9.
SDV359685Plan - measured: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 2002. Haytor Down: The Archaeology. A1 Folded.

Associated Monuments

MDV63727Parent of: Clapper Bridge carrying Trackway north of Haytor Vale, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV63725Related to: Area of Tin Working Trial Pits north of Haytor Vale (Monument)
MDV8068Related to: Haytor Granite Tramway, Haytor to Stover Canal (Monument)
MDV63722Related to: Tin Streamwork north of Haytor Vale, Ilsington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7021 - Haytor Down: Survey Report (Ref: A1/2/1999)

Date Last Edited:Oct 28 2016 12:38PM