MEM15284 - The Iron Church, Brendon Hill (Building)
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Site of former church - timber structure with corrugated iron pitched roof (aligned east-west) together with a detached row of privvies. The structure was completely dismantled and re-erected in Watchet in 1884.  The church was used as a school for miner's children during the week. It was dismantled and sold to Watchet paper mill following the closure of the mines.  The site is confirmed at c.ST 0226 3445. 
- <1> SEM6860 Report: The Hartley Conservation Partnership + David Sekers Consulting Partnership. 2004. West Somerset Mineral Railway Conservation Plan.
- <2> SEM7005 Report: Jones, M.H.. 1995. Report on Proposed Low-Key Visitor Access to Industrial Sites on the Brendon Hills. P.14.
- <3> SEM7643 Monograph: Jones, M.H.. 2011. The Brendon Hills Iron Mines and the West Somerset Mineral Railway: A New Account. Lightmoor Press. p188, Figure 98; p189, plate 136.
|Grid reference||Centred ST 0226 3445 (38m by 23m) (Estimated from sources)|
|Civil Parish||OLD CLEEVE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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Record last edited
May 28 2019 4:00PM
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