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HER Number:MDV71365
Name:Wheal Anna Maria, Reservoir


Two19C reservoirs at Wheal Anna Maria mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 424 734
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

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

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 100-101+Figs 8,9,15,16+38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Two reservoir ponds shown on 19C maps which probably served the dresssing floors at Wheal Anna Maria mine. The northern rhomboid-shaped reservoir c30m x c13m was found during the survey to have banks up to 1.75m high x 0.75m wide. A leat ran along the feature's northern bank parallel to the track (see PRN 71368). The southern c24m square reservoir at SX42457341 with sluices on the northern side was found to have banks up to 1.75m high x 0.75m wide & a leat (see PRN 71367) running south towards the arsenic works (see PRN 3865). Other details: Site 123 & 124.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 100-101+Figs 8,9,15,16+38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV3873Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Anna Maria (Monument)
MDV3865Related to: Wheal Anna Maria, 19th Century Arsenic Works (Monument)
MDV56106Related to: Wheal Anna Maria, Adit (Monument)
MDV71367Related to: Wheal Anna Maria, Leat (Monument)
MDV71368Related to: Wheal Anna Maria, Leat (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1412 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:21PM