MEM15278 - Bampton Road Stores (Building)

Summary

Watchet Trading Company stores, goods shed, cottages and trackbed, to the north of the B3190.

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Type and Period (4)

Protected Status

Full Description

The ruinous remains of the former shop and stores close to Carnarvon New Pit. Converted to agricultural use before being abandoned and partially dismantled. Masonry exposed to weathering with ongoing risk of collapse. [1] Bampton Road Stores included a warehouse, the stores that fronted onto Bampton Road and stabling for 20 horses. A general store was established before 1861. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: The Hartley Conservation Partnership + David Sekers Consulting Partnership. 2004. West Somerset Mineral Railway Conservation Plan. P.37; Survey Plans and Elevations..
  • <2> Monograph: Sellick, R.. 1970. The West Somerset Mineral Railway and the Story of the Brendon Hills Iron Mines. David and Charles Limited. Second. P.58.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ST 0213 3415 (26m by 39m) (Approximate)
Map sheet ST03SW
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

May 28 2019 4:00PM

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