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HER Number:MDV72946
Name:Bridge taking Railway over Farm Lane


Late 19th century bridge over a farm lane & carrying the former Bere Alston to Tavistock section of the railway


Grid Reference:SX 448 675
Map Sheet:SX46NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBere Ferrers
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Smith, J. R., 2006, Bere Alston to Tavistock Railway: Archaeological Assessment, 19 (Report - Assessment). SDV336796.

Bridge 679 (Site 9) a short tunnel or bridge taking a farm lane beneath the railway. The bridge is stone-lined with a five course brick arch to the entrances & rubble masonry facings. Other details: Figs 10 & 38.

Richards, A., 2006, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV337342.

This bridge is named 'Tuckermarsh Bridge' in the report by Smith but Tuckermarsh Bridge is shown to the southwest on the Ordnance Survey. Maps from 1904 onwards.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336796Report - Assessment: Smith, J. R.. 2006. Bere Alston to Tavistock Railway: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall County Council Report. 2006R006. A4 Stapled + Digital. 19.
SDV337342Personal Comment: Richards, A.. 2006.

Associated Monuments

MDV72928Part of: Tavistock to Bere Alston Railway (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4099 - Bere Alston to Tavistock Railway

Date Last Edited:Nov 22 2006 8:59AM