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List of Mines in North Devon and West Somerset


Girt Vale Mine.

Site Identification Number - 093

Combe Martin parish, Devon

NGR SS595.472.


Part of Knap Down sett. Shaft and adit in valley 300yds southwest of Girt Farm. Worked for silver-lead around 1859-60 by North Devon Silver-lead Mining Co. Ltd. Trials also carried out in 1875. (Claughton,1992a)
For details of the archaeology of silver-lead mining and smelting in this parish see Atkinson 1997, pp. 73-102.

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