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HER Number:MDV56102
Name:Devon Great Consols, South Wheal Fanny Mine


South Wheal Fanny developed from Engine Shaft at Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 427 728
Map Sheet:SX47SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SW/504/17

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MINE (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1884, 105SW (Cartographic). SDV218129.

Disused mine area marked on OS 6" (1954), 6" (1907) and 6" (1884) maps. Other details: Also on OS 6" (1907) & (1954).

Pye, A. R. + Dixon, T., 1989, The Arsenic Works at Devon Great Consols Mine, Tavistock, 83 (Article in Serial). SDV219136.

Work resumed at South Wheal Fanny by 1923 for arsenic and tin.

Richardson, P. H. G., 1992, The Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after 1913, 94-108, Fig 17 (Article in Serial). SDV323598.

South fanny. Part of Devon Great Consols. Not referred to as part of the original missing sett of the 1840s. No reference either to it being re-opened after 1903.

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 6, Figs 26,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

South Wheal Fanny lies about half a mile south of the Main Lode at Devon Great Consols & was developed from Engine Shaft (see PRN 51113).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV218129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1884. 105SW. 6".
SDV219136Article in Serial: Pye, A. R. + Dixon, T.. 1989. The Arsenic Works at Devon Great Consols Mine, Tavistock. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 47. Paperback Volume. 83.
SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 6, Figs 26,38.
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. 94-108, Fig 17.

Associated Monuments

MDV71484Parent of: South Fanny, Lode Back Pits (Monument)
MDV71487Parent of: South Wheal Fanny, Adit (Monument)
MDV71558Parent of: South Wheal Fanny, Adit (Monument)
MDV71557Parent of: South Wheal Fanny, Adits (Monument)
MDV71583Parent of: South Wheal Fanny, Building (Monument)
MDV71580Parent of: South Wheal Fanny, Copper Precipitation Trenches (Monument)
MDV51113Parent of: South Wheal Fanny, Engine Shaft (Monument)
MDV56105Parent of: South Wheal Fanny, Flat Rod System (Monument)
MDV71577Parent of: South Wheal Fanny, Leat (Monument)
MDV71488Parent of: South Wheal Fanny, Leats (Monument)
MDV71553Parent of: South Wheal Fanny, Lower Precipitation Works (Monument)
MDV71576Parent of: South Wheal Fanny, Ponds (Monument)
MDV71584Parent of: South Wheal Fanny, Ponds (Monument)
MDV71581Parent of: South Wheal Fanny, Possible Shaft (Monument)
MDV56103Parent of: South Wheal Fanny, Shaft (Monument)
MDV71579Parent of: South Wheal Fanny, Shafts (Monument)
MDV56104Parent of: South Wheal Fanny, Water Wheel (Monument)
MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV3865Related to: Wheal Anna Maria, 19th Century Arsenic Works (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 1 2005 1:53PM