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HER Number:MDV71312
Name:Wheal Maria, Platform


Site of a possible signalling platform at Wheal Maria mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 417 737
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

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

Full description

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

Site of a small semi-circular feature 7m long x 4m wide shown on OS 25" (1880s) map against the west side of the field boundary.

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 62+Fig 13,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Site of a possible signalling platform shown on 19C maps which may have been used during the operation of sluices in leats & reservoirs at Wheal Maria mine. The survey found a round stone feature 0.75m high of unknown function with four small steps 0.47m wide cut into the southern side. Other details: Sites 47.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 62+Fig 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

  • EDV1274 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 3 2006 8:31PM