List of Mines in North Devon and West Somerset
Hangman Hill Mine.
Site Identification Number - 090
Combe Martin parish, Devon
NGR SS584.480. (central point of northern part of sett)
The northern part of the West Challacombe sett. Worked for iron 1796-1802, 1825 (Royal Stannary and British Mining Assoc.), 1855-56 (North Devon or Combmartin New Iron Mine), and again in 1867 (Hangman Hill Iron Mining Co.). (Atkinson 1997, p. 32-3)
For details of the archaeology of silver-lead mining and smelting in this parish see Atkinson 1997, pp. 73-102.
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