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HER Number:MDV837
Name:Level Crossing on Pilton Causeway, Barnstaple


Site of level crossing where the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway crossed Pilton Causeway.


Grid Reference:SS 557 335
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBARNSTAPLE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53SE/72

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LEVEL CROSSING (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Bone, M., 1973, Barnstaple's Industrial Archaeology, 18 (Monograph). SDV78228.

Level crossing gates on Pilton Causeway, on the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Comparison with the 1904-1906 map shows the area to have been much altered. The site of the level crossing is now beside a roundabout at the southern end of Pilton Causeway.

Timms, S., 21/06/1983, Level Crossing (Personal Comment). SDV77569.

The gate on the west side of the road was removed during County Council road improvement in Spring 1978.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #108411 ]
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV77569Personal Comment: Timms, S.. 21/06/1983. Level Crossing. Not Applicable.
SDV78228Monograph: Bone, M.. 1973. Barnstaple's Industrial Archaeology. Barnstaple's Industrial Archaeology. A5 Paperback. 18.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 1 2012 11:35AM