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HER Number:MDV71329
Name:Wheal Fanny, Dressing Floor Buildings


Site of dressings floor buildings, an ore floor & three settling ponds at Wheal Fanny mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 421 736
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

  • DRESSING FLOOR (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 78+ Figs 14,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Site of dressing floor buildings, an ore floor & three settling ponds at Wheal Fanny mine shown on the 19C maps. The survey found no evidence of the buildings apart from a rubble strewn flattish area. The ore floor to the north at SX42167370 was represented by a cobbled area 9m wide cut into the hill slope with a 4m high bank. The three settling ponds to the east at SX42217369 were all visible with the banks broken in various places. Other details: Sites 80, 81 & 82.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 78+ Figs 14,38.
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

  • EDV1299 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:20PM