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Combe Martin Silver Mine
Research and Preservation Society
|Contact:||Secretary||Year formed: 2001|
|Email:||cmsmsoc [at] aol.com||Membership: 50|
|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|
|Owned or leased site
or access controlled:
|By private arrangement only|
|Current projects:||Activities as above|
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.
Printed on: 20/03/2018