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List of Mines in North Devon and West Somerset


Orestone Mine.

Site Identification Number - 072

Charles parish, Devon

NGR SS686.317.


Shafts on western part of South Wrick Down. Manganese mine at work prior to mid 19th century and again about 1884. Possibly formed part of Wheal Charles sett. (Claughton,1989)

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