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HER Number:MDV71306
Name:Wheal Maria, Pits


Area of Costean or lode back pits in woodland to the east of Wheal Maria mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 422 739
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

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

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 59+fig 13,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Area of Costean or lode back pits extending from SX42117389 to SX42247386 in woodland to the east of Wheal Maria (see PRN 42207) & north of Wheal Fanny (see PRN 3870). The pits are typically 2m diameter x 1-2m deep 7 some have been excavated as trenches c7m long. A shaft is located at the eastern end of the area (see PRN 71307). Other details: Sites 41.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 59+fig 13,38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV42207Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Maria (Monument)
MDV71307Related to: Wheal Maria, Shaft (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1263 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:20PM