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HER Number:MDV71423
Name:Wheal Anna Maria, Engine House


Site of Engine House with detached Chimney at Wheal Josiah mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 427 736
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

  • ENGINE HOUSE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Site of 'Engine House' shown on OS 25" (1880s) map as a small rectangular building with a detached 'Chimney' to the east.

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 118, Figs 7,15,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Site of Wheal Anna Maria winding engine house described in 1860. The 1857 Lease map of Devon Great Consols mine shows a building which may have contained the engine house, a boiler house, the detached chimney at SX42807363 & a miner's dry. The South Lode was accessed from this Engine Shaft to the west (see PRN 51099) which had a separate railway line. The survey in 2002 found the area overgrown with no evidence of the building. Other details: Site 154.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 118, Figs 7,15,38.
Linked documents:1
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV3873Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Anna Maria (Monument)
MDV51099Related to: Wheal Anna Maria, Engine Shaft (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1658 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 3 2006 8:31PM