SX6965 : Dean Prior: Dean Moor, towards Lambs Down

taken 7 years ago, 3 km from Scorriton, Devon, Great Britain

Dean Prior: Dean Moor, towards Lambs Down
Dean Prior: Dean Moor, towards Lambs Down
The bridleway through the fate runs from Dean prior to Cross Furzes. The gate, by the gully, marks the boundary between Dean Prior and West Buckfastleigh parishes. At the end of the bracken, beyond the gate, a faint line can be made out, descending, right. Under the bracken here lies the formation of a tramway linking the shaft of Caroline Wheal Prosper, off shot left, to the mine's dressing floors, off shot right, in the valley below. The line was worked as a self-acting inclined plane, ie by gravity, in the mid-nineteenth century for a few years, before the mine was abandoned
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Date Taken
Thursday, 4 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 26 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Uplands  Quarrying, Mining  Railways  Derelict, Disused  Heath, Scrub 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 6957 6565 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:28.5670N 3:50.3713W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 6958 6562
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