List of Mines in North Devon and West Somerset

Poltimore Mine.

Site Identification Number - 112

North Molton parish, Devon

NGR SS699.321.

Adits and openworks in valley to west of Walscott Farm. At work for iron 1873-8; possibly in conjunction with Marcia at Twitchen. Should not be confused with Bampfylde which was known as Poltimore in 1853-55.
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.


Peter Claughton / Dept. of Economic and Social History
Last modified 13 May 1998