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HER Number:MDV71421
Name:Wheal Josiah, Pond


Site of a reservoir pond at Wheal Josiah mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 428 736
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

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

Site of a pond shown on OS 25" (1880s) map as a sub-rectangular feature c33m long x up to 20m wide.

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 117, Figs 7,15,21,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Site of a reservoir pond at Wheal Josiah shown on the 1857 Lease map of Devon Great Consols mine & on OS (1884) map. It provided water for the nearby winding engine house boilers. The survey in 2002 found the pond overgrown with banks 1.25m high x c1m wide Other details: Site 151.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 117, Figs 7,15,21,38.
Linked documents:1
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV3874Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Josiah (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:21PM