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Haytor Granite Tramway and Stover Canal.
M. C. Ewans
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Ongoing archaeological excavations at the Ventiford Basin on the Stover Canal have revealed further lengths of the Haytor granite tramway and more of the barge abandoned in the mud shown in the photograph. The crane base has been uncovered : Andy Tidy. There were many quarries on Dartmoor and the boom time was in the early 19th century. Granite from Haytor Quarries was transported to Stover Canal via a tramway and then on to Teignmouth. Some of the stone was used in London Bridge. The track will .
Stover Canal (1, words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article ports. James' son, George Templer built the Haytor Granite Tramway to connect his granite quarries at Haytor Rocks to the canal basin at Ventiford. It opened. Book on the Haytor Granite tramway. "The Haytor Granite Tramway and Stover Canal" Peninsular Press ISNB 1 - - 1 Excellent guide to walking what remains of the Haytor Tramway. (Added May ) The book was in print at this time and could be bought from the National Park Visitor Centre at Haytor adjacent the surviving Haytor Quarry Site.
M.C. Ewans book 'The Hay Tor Granite Tramway and Stover Canal' also states that the Council and President of the Royal Society were asked to examine samples and recommended amongst others the Hay Tor granite, it was definately used on the west face and for the flagstones. The bridge was a structure of 5 arches, ft long and 49 ft wide. Monograph: Harris, H.. The Haytor Granite Tramway and Stover Canal. The Haytor Granite Tramway and Stover Canal. A5 Paperback. 49, SDV Monograph: Ewans, M. C.. The Haytor Granite Tramway and Stover Canal. The Haytor Granite Tramway and Stover Canal. Unknown. , SDV Report - non-specific: British Waterways.
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James' son, George Templer built the Haytor Granite Tramway to connect his granite quarries at Haytor Rocks to the canal basin at Ventiford. It opened on 16 Septemberand for the next 40 years, the traffic in granite supplemented the ball clay trade. The canal was sold in by George Templer, along with the Stover estate and the quarries and tramway, to Edward St Date of first use: Around the s, George Templer, the son of James Templer, ran into some financial troubles and saw no other way out of the crisis but to sell Haytor Granite Tramway complete with the Stover Canal.
The new owner of this property was Edward St Maur, the 11th Duke of Somerset. The Haytor Granite Tramway had two main distinctions: it was Devon's first railway, opened as early asand it was built on granite, the building material it mainly carried.
Because of the permanence of granite, much of the track, including siding and a complete loop line, is still in situ and has now been declared an Historic Monument.
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However, it was not until the early 19th century that Dartmoor granite was quarried and became a commercial product, going further afield than Dartmoor On the eastern side of Dartmoor are the Haytor Quarries.
Here granite was quarried then transported on a unique granite tramway to the Stover canal near Bovey Tracey and thence to Teignmouth. Having looked at the Haytor Quarries it will now be time to move further on up the tramway to Holwell Quarry.
Due to the length of this page this next leg can be found by clicking the picture below. * Ewans, M. The Haytor Granite Tramway and Stover Canal. Newton Abbot: David & Charles. * Harris, H. The Haytor Granite Tramway and. A book by Derek Beavis called 'The Templer Way' is a useful guide to anyone wishing to follow the route.
It is published by Obelisk Publications (2, Church Hill, Pinhoe, Exeter, Devon). Helen Harris', The Haytor Granite Tramway & Stover Canal is also very informative. The information boards that have been erected along the walk though are superb.
Haytor Granite Tramway and Stover Canal Delivery & returns This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. The route of the old tramway is now a recognised walk called the ‘Templer Way’ and both the walk and the history of the tramway can be found on an excellent website called ‘The Templer Way’.
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In order to transport the Haytor granite stone towards South West Britain this tram line was built in year that runs roughly hundred feet vertically and about ten miles horizontally where it meets to the Stover Canal basin.
James Templer built the Stover Canal around He wanted to export Devon clay. His son George Templer continued this tradition by building the Haytor Granite Tramway to the canal to carry granite for London's famous landmarks, London Bridge, the British Museum and the National Gallery.
Haytor. The Templer Way starts at Haytor. Climb to the. To the north of Haytor Rocks, on the eastern edge of Dartmoor in the English county of Devon, are the disused remains of an old granite quarry and a granite tramway built to move stones from the quarry down to the Stover Canal, from where it was shipped to different parts of England.Dartmoor is known for its tors – hills topped with outcrops of bedrock, which in granite country such as this are usually rounded boulder-like formations.
More than of the hills of Dartmoor have the word tor in their name but quite a number do not. However, this does not appear to relate to whether or not there is an outcrop of rock on their nates: 50°34′N 4°0′W / °N .