SS5133 : Fremington Station on the Tarka Trail

taken 14 years ago, near to Fremington, Devon, Great Britain

Fremington Station on the Tarka Trail
Fremington Station on the Tarka Trail
Two miles from Barnstaple the Tarka Trail comes to Fremington, which has seen a massive transformation in recent years. Once Devon's second busiest port – much of the china clay produced further south was shipped out through here – Fremington had become almost derelict, with an abandoned cottage the only building in sight. Now there is a visitor centre with a café and cycle hire base, and a replica (the original actually stood on the opposite platform) of the tall signalbox has been built; its height was intended to give the signalman a good view over the quayside sidings.
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Tuesday, 2 September, 2003   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 25 August, 2005
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Cycleway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 51 33 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 51:4.8929N 4:7.2862W
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