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HER Number:MDV72997
Name:Railway Bridge over a Track


19th century bridge to take a track over the former Bere Alston to Tavistock section of the railway


Grid Reference:SX 465 700
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK HAMLETS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BRIDGE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Smith, J. R., 2006, Bere Alston to Tavistock Railway: Archaeological Assessment, 29 (Report - Assessment). SDV336796.

Bridge 671 (Site 29) a single skew-arch bridge carries a track over the former Bere Alston to Tavistock section of the railway. The bridge is built of rubble masonry with rusticated dressed grantie voussoirs & quoins to the abutments. The brick arch has a dressed granite belt course above. Other details: Figs 22 & 39.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336796Report - Assessment: Smith, J. R.. 2006. Bere Alston to Tavistock Railway: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall County Council Report. 2006R006. A4 Stapled + Digital. 29.

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 12:36PM