SX5265 : Railway bridge, Clearbrook

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

Railway bridge, Clearbrook
Railway bridge, Clearbrook
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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Clearbrook & Hoo Meavy

Clearbrook and Hoo Meavy are hamlets, 2km south of Yelverton. They are located either side of the River Meavy, Clearbrook on the west, Hoo Meavy on the east. The former South Devon and Tavistock Railway passes throuth Clearbrook and there was a station there (Clearbrook Halt). Hoo Meavy is an old mining community, which has a, now closed, chapel and burial ground.

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Date Taken
Friday, 30 March, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 20 June, 2018
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 5248 6564 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:28.3183N 4:4.8126W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SX 5245 6564
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