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HER Number:MDV78259
Name:Plate Railway at Manganese Dock, Morwellham


Short length of cast iron plateway beside Manganese Dock, early to mid 19th century.


Grid Reference:SX 446 696
Map Sheet:SX46NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PLATEWAY (XIX - 1816 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

Waterhouse, R., 2009, In-situ Archaeological Finds at Morwellham Quay, 1 (Report - non-specific). SDV344990.

Short length of cast iron plateway of 1816-circa 1840, beside Manganese Dock. Three loose rails (marked with white paint) against south end wall of Manganese Barn belong with these. Other details: Site 6.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344990Report - non-specific: Waterhouse, R.. 2009. In-situ Archaeological Finds at Morwellham Quay. A4 Stapled + Digital. 1.

Associated Monuments

MDV7160Part of: Morwellham Quay (Building)
MDV78253Related to: Plate Railway Lines at Lime Kiln Quay (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 3 2010 8:40AM