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HER Number:MDV71313
Name:Wheal Maria, Powder House


Site of a 'Powder House' 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

  • POWDER MAGAZINE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Site of a small rectangular building c5m x 3m shown on OS 25" (1880s) map at the end of a track from Wheal Maria mine buildings.

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 62+Figs 4,13,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Site of a building shown on 1848 map as the 'Powder House' at Wheal Maria mine. The survey found the building cut into the west facing slope with retaining walls 4.5m long to the north & south. An internal wall 0.6m high had a possible doorway in it. Other details: Sites 48.

Sources / Further Reading

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

  • EDV1275 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:20PM