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HER Number:MDV102866
Name:Weir on Cholwell Brook in Mary Tavy


Modern weir on Cholwell Brook in Mary Tavy. Weir is depicted on the modern maps.


Grid Reference:SX 505 793
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMary Tavy
DistrictWest Devon

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Structural remains of buildings and machinery, as well as earthwork and buried remains of features relating to the Wheal Friendship Mine, Mary Tavy, worked between 1700-1925

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WEIR (Built, XX - 1906 AD? to 1959 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Weir is depicted on the modern mapping but is not shown on historic maps dating from the late 19th century - 1950s.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #62369 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV56129Related to: Glebe Cottage; former Counthouse and Mine Captain's House for Devon Friendship Mine (Building)
MDV56137Related to: Inclined railway shaft, Wheal Friendship Mine (Monument)
MDV102596Related to: Remains of building adjoining the Counting House, Devon Friendship Mine (Building)
MDV56138Related to: Smithy at Wheal Friendship Mine, Mary Tavy (Monument)
MDV56139Related to: Stamping mill at Wheal Friendship Mine (Monument)
MDV102865Related to: Weir north-east of Mary Tavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 15 2018 11:14AM