FORMER BRENDON HILL MINERAL RAILWAY STATION, AT NGR ST 0225 3435

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1057540
Date first listed:
11-Jun-1975
Statutory Address:
FORMER BRENDON HILL MINERAL RAILWAY STATION, AT NGR ST 0225 3435

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER BRENDON HILL MINERAL RAILWAY STATION, AT NGR ST 0225 3435

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Somerset
District:
West Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Old Cleeve
National Park:
EXMOOR
National Grid Reference:
ST 02250 34350

Details

ST03SW OLD CLEEVE CP BRENDON HILL

7/63 Former Brendon Hill Mineral Railway Station, at NGR ST 0225 3435

11.6.75

- II

Mineral railway station, now store. 1861, altered late C20. Rendered over red sandstone, rusticated quoins, plinth, door and window surrounds, hipped slate roof, brick stack left, deep projecting eaves on facade, lower independently roofed gabled wings. Single storey, 1:2:1 bays, wooden casements, right wing inserted C20 window in rendered earlier doorway opening, probably to WC. Central three-quarter glazed double doors. Eaves supported at ends by C20 rendered walls with side lights, replacing original timber supports. The Brendon iron nines opened 1851; the final section of the mineral railway to the coast, the incline from Camberow to the summit at Brendon Hill opened 1861. Mining finally ceased in 1910. (VCH Somerset, vol 5, forthcoming; Sellick, The West Somerset Mineral Railway 1970).

Listing NGR: ST0225034350

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
264821
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Dunning, R W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1985)
Sellick, , The West Somerset Mineral Railway, (1970)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 25 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04569/09
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