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HER Number:MDV51093
Name:QUARRY in the Parish of Gulworthy


19C quarry which probably supplied stone for Wheal Fanny mine buildings


Grid Reference:SX 421 736
Map Sheet:SX47SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SW/562

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • QUARRY (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1907, 105 SW (Cartographic). SDV276342.

Old quarry marked on OS 6" (1907) map.

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 92+ Figs 14,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Quarry shown on 19C maps which appears to have supplied stone for Wheal Fanny mine buildings. The house to the west (see PRN 71349) may have housed masons working in the quarry. The quarry was found during survey to have steep vertical sides c10m high with a small stone retaining wall around the west & part of the south sides. Other details: Site 107.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 92+ Figs 14,38.
Linked documents:1
SDV276342Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1907. 105 SW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Related to: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV3870Related to: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Fanny (Monument)
MDV71349Related to: Wheal Fanny, House (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1322 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM