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HER Number:MDV71373
Name:Wheal Anna Maria, Railway


Site of several railway lines at Wheal Anna Maria mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 426 735
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

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

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 107-109+Figs 15,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Transport at Wheal Anna Maria mine consisted of a railway to the dressing floors & waste tips. 19C maps show lines from SX42667354 to the dressing floor at SX42597330, from SX42677355 to SX42627345 & from SX42607340 to a waste dump at SX42717342. The survey found remnants of the lines & a dry stone retaining wall . A railway siding at SX42637352 had been obscured by two spoil heaps. Other details: Sites 138,138/1,138/2,138/3.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 107-109+Figs 15,38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV3873Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Anna Maria (Monument)
MDV71453Related to: Wheal Anna Maria, Adit (Monument)
MDV71371Related to: Wheal Anna Maria, Engine House Complex (Monument)
MDV56084Related to: Wheal Anna Maria, 'Upper' Dressing Floor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1468 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:21PM