MEM15319 - Underbridge 14, The Incline (Monument)


Masonry underbridge 14 to lower part of the West Somerset Mineral Railway incline trackbed.

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Full Description

Masonry underbridge to lower part of incline trackbed. Plain slate stone west-facing entrance portal with slate stone arch and sand stone keystone. Curved wing-walls to north and south. [1] Carries the incline over an occupation road. [2] The Scheduled Monument Condition Assessment of 2009 gave the bridge a survival score of 0. [3] The bridge was surveyed in October 2015 as part of the 2015 Exmoor Scheduled Monument Condition Assessment. It was given a survival score of 0. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Report: The Hartley Conservation Partnership + David Sekers Consulting Partnership. 2004. West Somerset Mineral Railway Conservation Plan. P.49.
  • <2> Report: Jones, M.H.. 1995. Report on Proposed Low-Key Visitor Access to Industrial Sites on the Brendon Hills. P.8.
  • <3> Report: Bray, L.S.. 2010. Scheduled Monument Condition Assessment 2009, Exmoor National Park.
  • <4> Report: Gent, T. and Manning, P.. 2015. Exmoor National Park Scheduled Monument Condition Survey 2015.



Grid reference ST 0276 3508 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet ST03NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

May 6 2021 11:35AM


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