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HER Number:MDV71479
Name:Devon Great Consols, Lode Back Pits


Two alignments of lode back & prospecting pits to the north of Wheal Frementor at Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 423 727
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 (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 137, Figs 16,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

A line of lode back pits running south to north from SX42317264 to SX42287279 following the Cross-course shown on the 1848 map from Wheal Frementor to Wheal Maria. An alignment of prospecting pits to the east running west to east from SX42387269 to SX42517271 sited on the lode outcrop parallel to the South Fanny Lode. The survey in 2002 found the small pits c2.5m long x 1m wide x up to 1.2m deep. Other details: Sites 190.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 137, Figs 16,38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV42210Related to: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Frementor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1748 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 3 2006 8:31PM