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HER Number:MDV76101
Name:Ferry across the River Tavy

Summary

Site of a ferry shown on 19th century map crossing the River Tavy to the south of Blindwell Wood

Location

Grid Reference:SX 475 651
Map Sheet:SX46NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND MONACHORUM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FERRY CROSSING (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1890 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Ferry' shown on 19th century map running south-east from the mine in Blindwell Wood on the west side of the River Tavy to Lopwell on the east side.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

The early 20th century 'Ferry' is shown running north-east further to the north on the River Tavy.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV53163Related to: Ferry across the River Tavy (Monument)
MDV12629Related to: Lopwell Mine in Blindwell Wood, Bere Ferrers (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 9 2009 12:38PM