List of Mines in North Devon and West Somerset

Chapel Park Mine.

Site Identification Number -

Bideford (East-the-Water), Devon

NGR SS468.262.

Shafts and adit 1300 yds east of Bideford Long Bridge. Remains of winding engine house. Paint pigment and anthracite workings during 18th century. Formed part of Bideford Anthracite Mine in mid 19th century; subsequently worked for paint pigment up to early part of 20th century. (Claughton, Spring 1976)


Peter Claughton / Dept. of Economic and Social History
Last modified 24 April 1998