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.


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