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HER Number:MDV71422
Name:Wheal Josiah, Leat


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


Grid Reference:SX 429 736
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

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

Full description

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

Site of a leat running from SX42917363 to SX42857361 at Wheal Josiah shown on the 1857 Lease map of Devon Great Consols mine. The leat appears to come via anunderground section from the large reservoir pond to the east (see PRN 71377) but the function is uncertain. The survey found the 0.4m wide leat with slight banks 0.4m wide set on slightly raised ground in places. Other details: Site 152.

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

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV3874Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Josiah (Monument)
MDV71377Related to: Wheal Anna Maria, Reservoir (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1657 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:21PM