List of Mines in North Devon and West Somerset

Upcott Mine.

Site Identification Number - 123

North Molton parish, Devon

NGR SS756.293.

Shafts 150yds east of Upcott hamlet. Worked for lead and copper, probably by New Florence Mining Co., 1884-86
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 23 May 1998