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HER Number:MDV71328
Name:Wheal Fanny, Shaft & Adit


Site of a shaft & adit at Wheal Fanny mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 420 737
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

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

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 75-76+ Fig 38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Site of a shaft at Wheal Fanny mine not shown on the 19C maps with an adit to the south at SX42017374. The survey found a depression 6m x 5m x 0.5m deep with a low spoil heap to the south of the shaft & the adit lobby to the south was found to be 12m long with a 1m wide x 1.2m deep portal. Other details: Sites 74 & 75.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 75-76+ Fig 38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV3870Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Fanny (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1298 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 3 2006 8:31PM