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HER Number:MDV71320
Name:Devon Great Consols, Leats


Two leats associated with Wheal Maria & Wheal Fanny mines which were part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 419 737
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

  • LEAT (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 71+ Fig 38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Site of two leats not shown on 19C maps linking with another leat to the west (see PRN 71318). The northern leat runs from SX42027377 to SX41797372 & the southern leat from SX42027376 to SX41827373. Both leats were found during the survey to be 0.75m wide x 1m deep & cut into the hill side. A retaining wall 1m high was observed along the south bank of the southern leat. Other details: Site 65, 65/1.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 71+ Fig 38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV56111Related to: Devon Great Consols, Leat (Monument)
MDV3870Related to: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Fanny (Monument)
MDV42207Related to: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Maria (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1283 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:20PM