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HER Number:MDV71469
Name:Devon Great Consols, Adit


Blocked adit with an area of lode back pits at Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 417 731
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

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 129,132-3, Fig 38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Adit portal not shown on 19C maps at Devon Great Consols which probably drained the mine & provided a means of removing ore from the lode. The survey in 2002 found a blocked adit with a lobby 4m long x 1.8m wide with spoil heaps 3.5m long x 4m high x 2m wide on both sides. A long narrow area of lode back pits was found to the east of the adit from SX41787317 to SX42107319. Other details: Sites 179 & 181.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 129,132-3, Fig 38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV71468Related to: Devon Great Consols, Prospecting Pits (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1738 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:22PM