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List of Mines in North Devon and West Somerset


Buckland Copper Mine.

Site Identification Number - 069

East Buckland parish, Devon

NGR SS669.318.


Also known as Wheal Fortescue or North Wheal Fortescue. Workings located around Belwell, incl. shaft at 66953180, in Pitt Wood and at Middlecott Hill (676325). Worked for copper before 1724, from 1736 to at least 1773, and 1844 to 1849. (Claughton, 1989)

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Peter Claughton / Dept. of Economic and Social History
P.F.Claughton@exeter.ac.uk
Last modified 10 May 1998