SX5262 : Ham Green Viaduct

taken 4 years ago, near to Bickleigh, Devon, Great Britain

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Ham Green Viaduct
Ham Green Viaduct
Ham Green Viaduct

Built in 1859 of timber by IK Brunel. Rebuilt in stone in 1899. The viaduct is 570 feet long.

South Devon and Tavistock Railway (Ex)

The South Devon and Tavistock Railway linked Plymouth with Tavistock in Devon; it opened in 1859. It was extended by the Launceston and South Devon Railway to Launceston, in Cornwall in 1865.
For a period it carried the standard gauge (then referred to as narrow gauge) trains of the London and South Western Railway between Lydford and Plymouth: a third rail, making mixed gauge was provided.
The line closed in 1962. A short section has since been reopened as a preserved line by the Plym Valley Railway.
National Cycle Network Route 27 follows much of the course of the railway as does, The West Devon Way
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SX5262, 45 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Friday, 30 March, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 11 June, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Railways  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 5255 6276 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:26.7664N 4:4.6854W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 5255 6278
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