Lydford rail hut, Lydford Devon UK
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N 50° 39.395 W 004° 05.756
30U E 422532 N 5612209
Quick Description: Rail worker's hut, constructed of prefabricated concrete with iron framed window. Which suggest was constructed during the 1930-40s. The rail line continued until the 1960's.
Location: South West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/26/2019 5:12:59 AM
Waymark Code: WM10M2K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut
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Long Description:
The railway line runs between Tavistock and Okehampton some 9 miles long, where connections could be made to other areas across the country.

These huts were small "home stations" for a gang of workmen who maintained a 3 mile stretch of the rail line (one and half miles either side of the hut)
The huts were used for shelter and rest

The disused rail line is now a bridle way and cycle path.
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