SX7878 : Haytor granite tramway

near to Brimley, Devon, Great Britain

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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Friday, 31 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 10 October, 2012
Geographical Context
Paths  Railways 
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Templer Way 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 7859 7851 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:35.6192N 3:42.9994W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SX 7862 7852
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Granite  Haytor Granite Tramway 

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