List of Mines in North Devon and West Somerset
Site Identification Number - 120
North Molton parish, Devon
Shafts and adit in wood to west of Barham Bridge. Copper working in early part of 19th century. Opened up for gold and copper 1852-53, gold working failed in 1854; not worked again. (Claughton Jan 1997; Atkinson 1997, pp. 42-55)
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.
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Peter Claughton / Dept. of Economic and Social History
Last modified 13 May 1998