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Remains of the Basin at the Bottom of the Inclined Plane,20 Yards to East of Inner Meadow Cottage., Wellow

Description: Remains of the Basin at the Bottom of the Inclined Plane,20 Yards to East of Inner Meadow Cottage.

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 May 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 32449

OS Grid Reference: ST7442360370
OS Grid Coordinates: 374423, 160370
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3418, -2.3686

Location: Combe Hay, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 7EF

Locality: Wellow
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA2 7EF

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Listing Text

Remains of the Basin at the
bottom of the Inclined Plane, 20
yards to east of Inner Meadow
5.5.82 Cottage.


Remains of canal basin; retaining walls. Circa 1801 for the Somerset Coal
Canal. Ashlar retaining walls approximately 3 feet high on north and west
sides and 4 feet high on south side. The north and south walls are
approximately 60 yards long. The basin and inclined plane which rose up the
hill to the west, represent the second attempt to achieve the change in level
on this branch of the canal. (K.R. Clew, The Somersetshire Coal Canal and

Listing NGR: ST7442360370

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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