Geo-Trips :: A circular walk just east of Exeter

Around Clyst St Mary and Sowton Village

A walk from Newcourt railway station, Fri, 30 Jun 2017 by David Smith

An easy walk from the Avocet Line starting ta the new station at Newcourt

Click the blue circles to see a photograph taken from that spot and read further information about the location. The blue lines indicate the direction of view. There is also a slideshow of this trip. ( )

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SX9690 : Newcourt railway station by David Smith
Newcourt railway station
A small station opened at the side of a large housing estate

SX9690 : Newcourt railway station, looking south by David Smith
Newcourt railway station, looking south
This station was opened to passenger traffic on 4 June 2015 and serves the housing... more

SX9690 : Houses on the Newcourt estate, Exeter by David Smith
Houses on the Newcourt estate, Exeter

SX9690 : Emergency stairs between M5 and Old Rydon Lane by David Smith
Emergency stairs between M5 and Old Rydon Lane

SX9690 : Sign at the junction of Old Rydon Lane and Clyst Road by David Smith
Sign at the junction of Old Rydon Lane and Clyst Road
Hidden in the undergrowth is a boundary marker for Heavitree parish, formerly a... more

SX9690 : Old stables and outbuildings, Clyst Road by David Smith
Old stables and outbuildings, Clyst Road

SX9690 : The Blue Ball inn, Clyst Road by David Smith
The Blue Ball inn, Clyst Road

SX9690 : Access track to Blue Ball waste water pumping station by David Smith
Access track to Blue Ball waste water pumping station
This takes its name from the nearby inn

SX9791 : Heavitree boundary marker on Clyst St Mary bridge by David Smith
Heavitree boundary marker on Clyst St Mary bridge
The marker for the large Heavitree parish is on the old bridge, with the River... more

SX9791 : River Clyst with levees by David Smith
River Clyst with levees

SX9791 : Clyst St Mary storm pumping station by David Smith
Clyst St Mary storm pumping station

SX9791 : The Half Moon inn, Clyst St Mary by David Smith
The Half Moon inn, Clyst St Mary

SX9791 : Footbridge north of Clyst St Mary by David Smith
Footbridge north of Clyst St Mary
On a footpath from Clyst St Mary to Sowton Village

SX9791 : River Clyst between Sowton and Clyst St Mary by David Smith
River Clyst between Sowton and Clyst St Mary

SX9791 : Walking to Sowton under the power lines by David Smith
Walking to Sowton under the power lines

SX9792 : Sowton village by David Smith
Sowton village

SX9792 : Barn at Sowton Barton by David Smith
Barn at Sowton Barton
The wall shows signs of alterations, with a stone foundation, filled archways and... more

SX9792 : House and church, Sowton by David Smith
House and church, Sowton

SX9792 : Stained glass window, Sowton church by David Smith
Stained glass window, Sowton church
A window by the font, with design and caption associated with baptism. The upper... more

SX9792 : Sowton church by David Smith
Sowton church

SX9792 : The lych gate of Sowton church by David Smith
The lych gate of Sowton church
Those leaving the churchyard pass under the sombre inscription: Blessed are the... more

SX9792 : Houses in Sowton Lane by David Smith
Houses in Sowton Lane

SX9792 : Bridge over drainage ditch, Sowton by David Smith
Bridge over drainage ditch, Sowton
This is one of the approach drives to Bishop's Court, and this footpath runs... more

SX9792 : Power lines in the valley of the River Clyst by David Smith
Power lines in the valley of the River Clyst

SX9792 : River Clyst by David Smith
River Clyst
Seen from the drive to Bishops Court from Sowton

SX9891 : Bishop's Court by David Smith
Bishop's Court
Now converted into apartments

SX9891 : Farm buildings near Bishop's Court by David Smith
Farm buildings near Bishop's Court
On the right is an overgrown Nissen Hut

SX9891 : Grassland by path to Sowton by David Smith
Grassland by path to Sowton

SX9891 : East front of Bishop's Court and cedar tree by David Smith
East front of Bishop's Court and cedar tree

SX9891 : The west facade of Bishop's Court by David Smith
The west facade of Bishop's Court
The house has been divided into separate apartments

SX9891 : Thatched lodge for Bishop's Court by David Smith
Thatched lodge for Bishop's Court

SX9891 : Drive to business units, Bishop's Court by David Smith
Drive to business units, Bishop's Court

SX9891 : Depot on Court Way Hill by David Smith
Depot on Court Way Hill

SX9791 : Footpath to Clyst St Mary through overgrown hedge  by David Smith
Footpath to Clyst St Mary through overgrown hedge

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