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HER Number:MDV76271
Name:Powder House at Combe Martin Silver Mine

Summary

Mine powder house, built 1837 of stone rubble, has dry slate roof with gable ends.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 589 463
Map Sheet:SS54NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCombe Martin
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCOMBE MARTIN

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 489955

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • POWDER MAGAZINE (XIX - 1837 AD to 1837 AD (Between))

Full description

Warburton, M., 2001, Industrial Archaeology - A Guided Walk Through Combe Martin's Past (Leaflet). SDV81878.


Unknown, 2002, Mine Tenement: The Nerve Centre of 19th Century Mining in Combe Martin, 25 (Article in Serial). SDV90321.

Other details: Plan.


English Heritage, 2010, Historic Houses Register (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV154869.

Mine powder house. Built 1837. Stone rubble. Dry slate roof with gable ends.
Plan: Small single-cell rectangular building with entrance at north end.
Exterior: Single storey. Doorway on left of north gable end with timber lintel and plank door. Window at centre of west side with timber lintel and plank shutters.
Interior: Limewashed walls; open to reconstructed roof structure.
Combe Martin Silver Mine is important historically as a documented Medieval mine.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV154869List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2010. Historic Houses Register. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #103301 ]
SDV81878Leaflet: Warburton, M.. 2001. Industrial Archaeology - A Guided Walk Through Combe Martin's Past. Combe Martin Heritage Link: Industrial Archaeology. A4 Folded.
SDV90321Article in Serial: Unknown. 2002. Mine Tenement: The Nerve Centre of 19th Century Mining in Combe Martin. Combe Martin Silver Mine Research and Preservation Society Newsletter. 2. A5 Paperback. 25.

Associated Monuments

MDV12545Part of: Combe Martin Silver Mines (Monument)
MDV31337Part of: Mine Tenement, Combe Martin Silver Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 13 2014 10:03AM