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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1317471
English Heritage Legacy ID: 84462
Location: Bovey Tracey, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13
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
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
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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