List of Mines in North Devon and West Somerset

South Molton Consols.

Site Identification Number - 078

South Molton parish, Devon

NGR SS701.285.

Also known as South Molton or Coombe Mine. Shafts in wood east and west of road 300yds south of Coombe Farm, also shaft and adit 100 yds south of wood. Worked for silver-lead 1849-54 as Coombe; reopened 1874 by Combe Molton Silver-lead Mining Co.; taken over in 1876 by South Molton Consols Mining Co. and worked by them until 1879. Attempted reopening for zinc 1914/15.


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