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HER Number:MDV56110
Name:Wheal Frementor, Adits


Three adits at Wheal Frementor mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 424 724
Map Sheet:SX47SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SW/504/29

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, 92-108 (Article in Serial). SDV323598.

Adit recorded by Richardson between the lower leat and River Tamar, SE of Wheal Frementor (see PRN 42210). Other details: Fig 17.

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 200, 218 Fig 38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Adit portal at Wheal Frementor may have been a lower drainage adit. The survey in 2002 found the adit portal roof had collapsed leaving an opening 4m wide x 2m high x 2.6m deep. Further adits were located at SX42487249 to the northeast & at SX42447247 to the north with a gunnis to the north at SX42447248. Other details: Sites 315, 350, 351 & 351/1.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 200, 218 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. 92-108.

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV42210Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Frementor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1929 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:Sep 6 2005 3:52PM