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HER Number:MDV71429
Name:Wheal Anna Maria, Adit


Site of an adit & adjoining long shallow leat at Wheal Anna Maria mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 429 735
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

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

Full description

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

Site of a banana-shaped leat shown on OS 25" (1880s) map at Wheal Anna Maria mine.

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 123, Figs 15,21,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Site of an adit not shown on the 1867 map but present on the OS (1884) map with a wide adjoining leat or tank running from SX42937358 to SX43837359. The survey in 2002 found the shallow leat 2.5m wide with banks 0.75m high. The open adit portal, which was pobably a shallow mine water outlet, was 1m wide x 1m deep with the base c3.5m below ground level. Other details: Sites 163,163/1.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 123, Figs 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)
MDV56112Related to: Devon Great Consols, Leat (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1665 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:21PM