List of Mines in North Devon and West Somerset

Combmartin Consols

Site Identification Number - 100

Trentishoe parish, Devon

NGR SS625.465.

Also known as Wheal Vervale. Shafts and adit 500 yds west of Tattiscombe Farm. Working for silver-lead 1846-47 (as Wheal Vervale) and possibly earlier; again in 1853-55 (as Combmartin Consols). The northern part of the sett appears to have been worked for iron at a date not known.
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