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HER Number:MDV19490
Name:Portledge Mine, Alwington

Summary

Portledge mine, also known as Wheal Portledge. Costean trench, pits and possible adit located north of Cockington Head.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 40 26
Map Sheet:SS42NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAlwington
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishALWINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS32NE/106

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Claughton, P. F., 1973, The Metalliferous Mines of North Devon and Exmoor, 4 (Article in Serial). SDV60739.

Portledge Mine. Exact location not known but situated in the Babbacombe/ Cockington cliffs area. Copper working 1847-53.


Unknown, 1977, Untitled Source (Worksheet). SDV341224.


Claughton, P. F., 1993, A List of Mines in North Devon and West Somerset, 010 (Un-published). SDV3410.

Portledge mine, also known as Wheal Portledge. Costean trench, pits and possible adit located north of Cockington Head. Copper and lead trial 1847-53.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 23, 70 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Portledge mine. Exact location not known but situated in the Babbacombe/ Cockington cliffs area. Copper working 1847-53.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 23, 70. [Mapped feature: #9857 ]
SDV3410Un-published: Claughton, P. F.. 1993. A List of Mines in North Devon and West Somerset. A List of Mines in North Devon and West Somerset. Unknown. 010.
SDV341224Worksheet: Unknown. 1977. A4 Single Sheet.
SDV60739Article in Serial: Claughton, P. F.. 1973. The Metalliferous Mines of North Devon and Exmoor. Plymouth Mineral and Mining Club Journal. 4. A4 Stapled. 4.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 16 2015 2:40PM