List of Mines in North Devon and West Somerset

Fullabrook Mine.

Site Identification Number - 042

Braunton parish, Devon

NGR SS515.398.

Also known as Huel Comfort, Little Comfort or West Down. Adits shafts and openworkings in valley 500 yds south-east of Fullabrook Mill. Sett also included Bakers Tenement lands, actually in West Down parish, north of the Fullabrook site. Manganese mine at work 1698, 1859-61 and 1872-84. Remains of dressing floor with water powered crushing mill.


Peter Claughton / Dept. of Economic and Social History
Last modified 25 April 1998