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HER Number:MDV78260
Name:Plate Railway at Old Dock, Morwellham

Summary

Two short lengths of 1855 wrought iron rolled rail in cast iron chairs, on both quays adjoining Old Dock.

Location

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 - 1855 AD to 1855 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Two short lengths of 1855 wrought iron rolled rail in cast iron chairs, on both quays adjoining Old Dock. Loose piece of rail against wall to west belongs with western rail and is marked with white paint. Other details: Site 7.


Waterhouse, R., 2017, The Tavistock Canal. Its History and Archaeology, 463, 465-470, fig 12.47 (Monograph). SDV361789.

Detail of the plateway remains referred to by Waterhouse in his description of the canal incline and its remaining features.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344990Report - non-specific: Waterhouse, R.. 2009. In-situ Archaeological Finds at Morwellham Quay. A4 Stapled + Digital. 1. [Mapped feature: #105149 ]
SDV361789Monograph: Waterhouse, R.. 2017. The Tavistock Canal. Its History and Archaeology. The Tavistock Canal. Its History and Archaeology. Paperback Volume. 463, 465-470, fig 12.47.

Associated Monuments

MDV7160Part of: Morwellham Quay (Building)
MDV78253Related to: Plate Railway Lines at Lime Kiln Quay (Monument)
MDV5449Related to: Tavistock Canal, Inclined Plane (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 24 2019 11:41AM