MDE21777 - Late 19th Century railway bridge south of Martinhoe Cross (Monument)

Summary

A narrow section of road with stone walls on either side resembling bridge parapets. The Lynton and Barnstaple Railway passed under this section of road and this therefore appears to be part of the old bridge.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Narrow section of road with stone walls on either side resembling bridge parapets. [1] The 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map for this area shows the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway (MMO42) passed under this section of road. It therefore seems likely that these sections of wall may have formed part of a bridge. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Nicholas Pearson Associates. 2000. Lynton Water Supply: Environmental report. Site 52, p68.
  • <1>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #39588 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 6852 4635 (35m by 38m)
Map sheet SS64NE
Civil Parish MARTINHOE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 64592
  • Devon SMR: SS64NE/159
  • Report Site Reference: 52 SDE323788

Record last edited

Oct 14 2020 12:14PM

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