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HER Number:MDV71367
Name:Wheal Anna Maria, Leat


19C leat probably supplying the arsenic refinery at Wheal Anna Maria mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 424 733
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

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

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 101-102+Figs 8,9,16+38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Leat shown on the 1867 Lodes/Shafts map & on OS (1884) map running south from SX42467341 to the arsenic refinery at SX42507324 which appears to supplement water supplies to the late 1850's arsenic complex at Wheal Anna Maria mine. The survey located the leat 0.6m wide with banks 0.4m - 0.5m high in the woods to the south of the reservoir ponds. Other details: Site 127.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 101-102+Figs 8,9,16+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)
MDV71365Related to: Wheal Anna Maria, Reservoir (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1417 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:21PM