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HER Number:MDV3871
Name:Wheal Anna Maria, Blackwall's Shaft


Site of Blackwalls Shaft at Wheal Anna Maria mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 423 734
Map Sheet:SX47SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SW/504/19

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHAFT (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ramsden, J. V., 1952, Notes on the Mines of Devonshire, 90 (Article in Serial). SDV60737.

B 24. Blackwalls, part of the Devon Great Consols Ltd copper and arsenic. Other details: Fig 1.

Richardson, P. H. G., 1992, The Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after 1913, Fig 17 (Article in Serial). SDV323598.

Blackwalls Shaft recorded by Richardson.

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 99-100+Figs 8,15+38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Site of a shaft shown on 19C maps at Wheal Anna Maria mine. It is shown as 'Filled' on a Shafts/Lodes Plan of 1867 but the more detailed map of 1867 shows the shaft with two small associated buildings. The survey found the shaft marked by a depression 1m deep with a granite marker post. A spoil mound c4m high on the western side which may have supported a horsewhim platform. Remnants of the long building to the northeast of the shaft survived up to 0.6m high for a length of 2m. No evidence was found for the smaller building to the north. A feature 3m diameter x 1.5m deep on the northern side of the spoil mound at SX42327320 may have been a shaft or lode back pit. Other details: Site 121 & 122.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 99-100+Figs 8,15+38.
Linked documents:1
SDV323598Article in Serial: Richardson, P. H. G.. 1992. The Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after 1913. British Mining. 44. A5 Paperback. Fig 17.
SDV60737Article in Serial: Ramsden, J. V.. 1952. Notes on the Mines of Devonshire. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 84. A5 Hardback. 90.

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV3873Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Anna Maria (Monument)
MDV56106Related to: Wheal Anna Maria, Adit (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1411 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 11:15AM