List of Mines in North Devon and West Somerset

Wheal Charles.

Site Identification Number - 071

Charles parish, Devon

NGR not known

Exact location not known but appears to be connected with shaft and adit at Mount Whistle (682317) and possibly the manganese workings on Wrick Down (at 68753183), and the area later known as Orestone Mine. Copper/manganese working circa 1841. Possibly later referred to as Wheal Priscilla 1844-49. (Claughton, 1989)


Peter Claughton / Dept. of Economic and Social History
Last modified 10 May 1998