Combe Martin Silver Mines

Peter James
February 7, 2020

Combe Martin Silver Mines

Combe Martin Silver Miners have undertaken extensive work on their site, both archaeological and improvement, and have further work planned. They have also identified land to be used for the project below.

Project title & strategic priorities

Silver mine

SP 1, 4, 5

Description & rationale

CMSMRPS have extensively explored and excavated the old silver mine site. This now needs further work to reveal and extend the existing mine buildings. Work also needs to be done on the overground site and on site museum to provide a safer more accessible and more attractive site for visitors.

What it will deliver

Enhanced environment

Who will lead & key partners

CMCCT, CM Silver Mine Research & Preservation Society (CMSMRPS), North Devon Archaeological Society

Estimated cost


Resources required to deliver

Project planning, Partnership working, Bid writing

Next steps & dates

CMCCT and CMSMRPS to form a joint working party to schedule and develop the project plan by September 2017.

Combe Martin Museum/Information Point
Cross Street, Combe Martin,  EX34 0DH
Telephone: 01271 889031
Combe Martin Tourism