MEM21938 - Tramway above Northmoor Road, Dulverton (Monument)

Summary

Manure and produce was carted up to, and from the strawberry beds and market garden on a truck on rails, which was hauled up and down the steep slope by a winch operated by two men.

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Full Description

A 'Tramway' is marked on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map. (1) Manure and produce was carted up to, and from the strawberry beds and market garden on a truck on rails, which was hauled up and down the steep slope by a winch operated by two men. (2)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Monograph: Binding, H. + Bonham-Carter, V.. 1986. Old Dulverton and Around: Dulverton - Bury - Brushford - Exebridge. The Exmoor Press. P.73.
  • <3> Article in monograph: Gathercole, C.. 2003. English Heritage Extensive Urban Survey: An Archaeological Assessment of Dulverton. The Somerset Urban Archaeological Survey. English Heritage. P.15.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Fisher, J.. c.2003. Dulverton Conservation Area Appraisal. p8.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9140 2826 (72m by 18m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS92NW
Civil Parish DULVERTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Record last edited

Nov 28 2012 3:20PM

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