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HER Number:MDV71310
Name:Wheal Maria, Building


Site of a 19C building which may have been a dressing floor at Wheal Maria mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 417 738
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

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

Site of a long narrow building c28m long x 6m wide shown on OS 25" (1880s) map to the southeast of Gard's Shaft at Wheal Maria.

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 61+Fig 4,13,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Site of a long rectangular building shown on 19C maps which may have contained dressing floor machinery or been the 'Bucking Shed'. The survey found roof slates at the base of the bank adjacent to the building site. Other details: Sites 45.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 61+Fig 4,13,38.
Linked documents:1
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments

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

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1267 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 3 2006 8:31PM