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HER Number:MDV56106
Name:Wheal Anna Maria, Adit


Adit at Wheal Anna Maria mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 424 734
Map Sheet:SX47SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SW/504/20

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Adit recorded to the east of Blackwalls shaft by Richardson. Other details: Fig 17.

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 101+Figs 15,16+38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Adit shown on OS (1884) map next to the south bank of a reservoir (see PRN 71365) at Wheal Anna Maria mine. It may have drained the lode worked by Blackwell's Shaft to the west (see PRN 3871). The survey found a collapsed adit portal 2.75m high with a long cutting 0.75m wide x 1m deep along the south side of the bank of the reservoir pond. Other details: Site 123 & 124.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 101+Figs 15,16+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.

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV3873Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Anna Maria (Monument)
MDV3871Related to: Wheal Anna Maria, Blackwall's Shaft (Monument)
MDV71365Related to: Wheal Anna Maria, Reservoir (Monument)
MDV71366Related to: Wheal Anna Maria, Spoil Heaps & Reservoir (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1414 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 7:40PM