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HER Number:MDV71468
Name:Devon Great Consols, Prospecting Pits


Two areas of prospecting pits at Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 417 735
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

  • PIT (XVIII to XXI - 1701 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 128-9 Figs 15,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

The survey in 2002 at the Devon Great Consols mines found a large area of small prospecting pits between SX41597351 to SX41817350 with another area of larger lode back pits to the south between SX41627340 to SX41857340. The pits are aligned on the east to west lodes & may have originated during the 18C. Other details: Sites 177 & 178.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 128-9 Figs 15,38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV71469Related to: Devon Great Consols, Adit (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1735 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:22PM