Wheal Cumpston Devon – tin mine

Wheal Cumpston (Wheal Combestone; Steepehill) Dartmeet Southern Dartmoor, Devon England

A small but ancient tin mine located within Combestone Woods, half a mile down river from Dartmeet on the western side of the river. All that remains is an overgrown gulley and pits encorporating a ruined Tinner’s hut and an adit (drive) below the main gulley at the bottom of the hill.

You can read more about this on my website at http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/devon-bmd/4533567107  Please let me know if you have any CUMPSTON connections here.

About mallerstang

Member of the Guild of One Name Studies researching the name CUMPSTON and its variants. You can see my website at www.cumpston.org.uk I have a new study of the name LAXEN with its own blog at https://laxenresearch.wordpress.com/ and a further research blog which is not registered as a one name study of KNAGGS of Flamborough https://knaggsresearch.wordpress.com/
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