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HER Number:MDV71307
Name:Wheal Maria, Shaft


Shaft to the east of Wheal Maria mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 422 738
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

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

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 59-60+fig 8,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Shaft shown on 1867 map of Devon Great Consols Mine at the west end of the 'New South Lode'. The shaft was found during survey to be close to an old forestry track at the eastern end of an area of Costean or lode back (see PRN 71306). The shaft which was marked by a central granite post was 3.8m diameter x 1.4m deep. Other details: Sites 42.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 59-60+fig 8,38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV42207Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Maria (Monument)
MDV71306Related to: Wheal Maria, Pits (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1264 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 3 2006 8:31PM