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Milestone and Section of Track of Granite Tramway on North-West Side of Road to Haytor, About 90m North-East of Junction with Road to Green Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Bovey Tracey, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5834 / 50°35'0"N

Longitude: -3.7236 / 3°43'24"W

OS Eastings: 278074

OS Northings: 77377

OS Grid: SX780773

Mapcode National: GBR QK.3P3N

Mapcode Global: FRA 372J.K5J

Entry Name: Milestone and Section of Track of Granite Tramway on North-West Side of Road to Haytor, About 90m North-East of Junction with Road to Green Lane

Listing Date: 3 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317471

English Heritage Legacy ID: 84462

Location: Bovey Tracey, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Bovey Tracey

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bovey Tracey St Peter, St Paul and St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BOVEY TRACEY
SX 77 NE

4/19 Milestone and section of track of
- granite tramway on north-west side
of road to Haytor, about 90m
north-east of junction with road
- to Green Lane

II


Milestone and section of track belonging to former granite tramway from Haytor
quarry to Stover Canal. 1820s. Granite. Low granite post with roughly shaped head,
carved with the figure 6 which represents the number of miles from the canal. About
1½ metres in front of it a short stretch of granite trackway. The Granite Tramway
was opened in 1820 for horse-drawn wagons carrying granite from Haytor quarries to
the Stover Canal, whence it was taken by barge to the port of Teignmouth.
Source: M C Ewans, The Haytor Granite Tramway, 1964.


Listing NGR: SX7807477377

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