List of Mines in North Devon and West Somerset

Eisen Hill Mine.

Site Identification Number - 180

Winsford parish, Somerset

NGR SS90..37..

Extensive workings, shafts and adits, on hill to west of River Quarme, one and a quarter miles north of Winsford; extending west to area of Torre Farm. Site of ancient workings for iron, reopened in the 19th century. Being worked in conjunction with the Brendon Hills Mines from 1854. (On the lack of evidence for mining by ‘Germans’ at Eisen Hill see Claughton Aug. 1996)


Peter Claughton / Dept. of Economic and Social History
Last modified 16 June 1998