List of Mines in North Devon and West Somerset
Site Identification Number - 124
North Molton parish, Devon
NGR not known
Exact location not known. Manganese discovery (working ?) 1859; could be either Crowbarn or iron / manganese veins immediately south of copper veins at Bampfylde but outside the Bampfylde sett at that date.
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 23 May 1998