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HER Number:MDV71308
Name:Wheal Maria, Culvert


Culvert to northwest of Morris's Engine House at Wheal Maria mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 418 738
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

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

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 60+Fig 13,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Culvert located c10m northwest of Morris's Engine House (see PRN 71305) & supplied underground by either the leat running east of Morris's shaft or the reservoir (see PRN 71302). The watercourse was not shown on either the 1867 or 1884 maps. The culvert was found during survey to be an ornately built granite water culvert portal with a 0.9m wide x 1.5m high opening with timber uprights & roofing. The watercourse to the dressing floor to the west ran through the spoil heaps from Morris's Shaft & had collapsed in many places. Other details: Sites 43.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 60+Fig 13,38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV42207Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Maria (Monument)
MDV71305Related to: Wheal Maria, Engine House (Monument)
MDV71302Related to: Wheal Maria, Reservoir (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1265 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:20PM