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HER Number:MDV71347
Name:Devon Great Consols, Ponds


Series of rectangular ponds connected to a leat with a flat area to the west are part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 415 732
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

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

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 90+ Figs 8,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Series of rectangular ponds connected to the leat (see PRN 56111) & running north to south from SX41537328 to SX41617306 with a hard 'standing' area to the west. The function of these features shown on 19C maps is unknown but they may have been timber treatment or maturing ponds. The earthen banked ponds were found during the survey to be 10m long x 0.75 m wide x 1m deep with a flat area to the west. Other details: Site 104.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 90+ Figs 8,38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV56111Related to: Devon Great Consols, Leat (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1319 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:21PM