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HER Number:MDV71480
Name:Wheal Anna Maria, Reservoir Ponds


Site of two small reservoir tanks at Wheal Anna Maria mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 425 732
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

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

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 147, Figs 18,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Site of a small reservoir tank not shown on the 19C maps. The survey in 2002 found a small rectangular pond cut into the hillslope with well defined banks. To the west at SX42507326 another small reservoir tank is shown on the 19C maps & was probably a reservoir or a contaminated water settling pond. The survey found a pond 5m x 5m 7 0.75m deep with an apparent sluice in the eastern bank. Other details: Sites 208 & 209.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 147, Figs 18,38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

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

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1749 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 3 2006 8:31PM