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Devon and Somerset mines

metalliferous and associated minerals, 1845-1913

by Roger Burt

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Published by Published by the University of Exeter in association with the Northern Mine Research Society in [Exeter] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Devon,
  • Somerset
    • Subjects:
    • Mineral industries -- England -- Devon -- History.,
    • Mineral industries -- England -- Somerset -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementRoger Burt, Peter Waite, Ray Burnley.
      SeriesThe Mineral statistics for the United Kingdom, 1845-1913 ;, v. 6
      ContributionsWaite, Peter., Burnley, Ray.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9506.G73 D43 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxviii, 136 p. ;
      Number of Pages136
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2778230M
      ISBN 100859892018
      LC Control Number86141775
      OCLC/WorldCa16465318

      The Bere Old Mines, together with those at Combe Martin in north Devon, dominated English silver production until the late sixteenth century. In the late thirteenth and fourteenth centuries a fundamental change took place in local mining organisation when the Crown - apparently prompted by the desire to maximise its income from silver mining.


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Devon and Somerset mines are less well known than their Cornish neighbours but they had a continuous history lasting two thousand years and included some of the world's biggest producers.

This volume looks at the last years of the industry, tracing its decline from a high point in the mid-nineteenth century to near extinction in the years immediately preceding the First World War.

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