SX7878 : Haytor granite tramway

taken 6 years ago, near to Haytor Vale, Devon, Great Britain

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Haytor granite tramway
Haytor granite tramway
This is part of the best remaining section of the Haytor tramway, that took granite from quarries around Haytor to the Stover Canal and River Teign from 1820 to 1858. The rails themselves were granite, cut with outer flanged edges. The route is now used by the Templer Way, commemorating the Templer family, who managed the quarries and supervised the construction of the tramway.
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Date Taken
Friday, 31 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 10 October, 2012
Geographical Context
Paths  Railways 
Long Distance Path (from Tags)
Templer Way 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 7851 7845 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:35.5859N 3:43.0660W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 7850 7843
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Haytor Granite Tramway  Granite 

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