List of Mines in North Devon and West Somerset
Site Identification Number - 111
North Molton parish, Devon
NGR SS696.325. approx.
Copper deposit marked on Banfield's Geological Map of 1840 to east of Linkleham Bridge. No workings as yet identified
For brief details of iron and copper mining in this parish see Atkinson 1997, pp. 37-9 and 42-55 respectively.
Note - the authorís view of copper/gold mining development in this parish is not in agreement with that expressed by Dixon in Atkinson 1997. See Claughton Jan 1997 for areas of disagreement.
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Peter Claughton / Dept. of Economic and Social History
Last modified 10 May 1998