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HER Number:MDV51091
Name:Wheal Fanny, Ventilation Shaft


Ventilation shaft at Wheal Fanny mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 423 737
Map Sheet:SX47SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SW/504/2/3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Richardson, P. H. G., 1992, The Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after 1913, 95 (Article in Serial). SDV323598.

Ventilation shaft at Wheal Fanny, Devon Great Consols Mine.

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 97,Fig 38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Third main shaft cut to access the Wheal Fanny lode described as a ventilation shaft c119m to the east of Eastern Engine Shaft. During the survey the site of the shaft appeared to be marked by a depression 4m wide x 1m deep. Other details: Site 116.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 97,Fig 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. 95.

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV3870Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Fanny (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1334 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:Jun 8 2005 2:50PM