SX5186 : NCN sign on the Granite Way

taken 11 years ago, near to Shortacombe, Devon, Great Britain

NCN sign on the Granite Way
NCN sign on the Granite Way
A National Cycle Network sign on route 27, placed beside a concrete shelter at the side of the former Okehampton-Tavistock railway, on Battishill Down. Reluctant to say how far it is to Tavistock.
Granite Way
The Granite Way is a 9-mile cycle route, most of it along the former railway line between Okehampton and Lydford, and opened in May 2002. It forms part of NCN27, and makes use of impressive viaducts at Meldon and Lake. The route runs along the northwest edge of the Dartmoor National Park, and the two viaducts offer views of the moor.

Until 2013, the railway route was broken near Southerly, using lanes to cross the A386. This gap was filled in late 2013.

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SX5186, 14 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 20 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 January, 2007
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Paths  Railways  Sport, Leisure 
Cycle Path (from Tags)
Granite Way 
Fence (from Tags)
Timber 
Category
Path > National Cycle Network route   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 5194 8617 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:39.3803N 4:5.7593W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 5194 8617
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Millennium Milepost  Ncn27  Trees  Field 

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