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HER Number:MDV71280
Name:Wheal Maria, Building and Yard


Site of a mine building with an associated rectangular yard part of Wheal Maria mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 415 741
Map Sheet:SX47SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 46+Fig 8,13,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

A building is shown on 1867 lode map at Wheal Maria mine with an associated enclosed area. The survey found evidence of a low bank/wall 0.3m high x 0.4m wide following the outline of the yard also shown on OS (1884) map. The site of the building was also identified with an excavated area to the west 9m x 6m x 1.5m deep & aligned north to south. Other details: Site 10 + 10/1.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 46+Fig 8,13,38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV42207Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Maria (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1191 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:Apr 28 2008 5:22PM