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HER Number:MDV71343
Name:Devon Great Consols, Adit


Adit which may be part of the 18C mine workings at Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 415 734
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

  • ADIT (XVIII to XXI - 1701 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 86+ Fig 38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Adit visible in the grounds of Weir Cottage not shown on the 19C maps. To the east of the adit along the same lode are a series of lode back pits & linear earthworks probably worked in the 18C. The adit portal is in an area of quarried ground with an opening c1.8m wide x c1.75m deep. Other details: Site 99.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 86+ Fig 38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV71345Related to: Devon Great Consols, Adit (Monument)
MDV71346Related to: Devon Great Consols, Pits (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1313 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:21PM