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    Combe Martin Silver Mine
Research and Preservation Society
Contact: Secretary Year formed: 2001
Email: cmsmsoc [at]  Membership: 50
Facebook: Not supplied  
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Area of interest: Mine research and preservation
Main geographical areas:
Classes of membership: Only one class of membership - £10 per annum
Publications: Society Newsletter -four times a year
Archive collection: None
Artefact collection: None
Owned or leased site 
or access controlled:
By private arrangement only
Current projects: Activities as above
Publicity: None (Newsletters)
Services: None

Last updated: 30/10/2017
Knap Down engine house, Combe Martin. The engine installed here in 1843 was a Sims combined cylinder, 26"/50", used for pumping in the adjoining shaft. Over the last thirty years the ivy has really taken hold on the surviving stonework compare with the photograph in Atkinson, Exmoor&£39;s Industrial Archaeology, (1997), facing p. 96.
Unlike other sites at Combe Martin, access is restricted ensuring survival of some features but limiting the
options for conservation.

P. Claughton

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