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] A management plan for the Scheduled Monument of The Incline and Winding House (NHLE 1021350) managed by ENPA was developed in 2021. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <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. Exmoor National Park Authority.
  • <4> Report: Gent, T. and Manning, P.. 2015. Exmoor National Park Scheduled Monument Condition Survey 2015. Archaedia.
  • <5> Unpublished document: Blaylock, Shirley and McVittie, Graeme. 2021. Scheduled Monument Management Plan for the Exmoor National Park Authority owned parts of the the Incline and Winding House.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Local Heritage List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park



Grid reference ST 3028 1351 (point) Approximate
Map sheet ST31SW

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Record last edited

Mar 13 2024 4:07PM


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