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HER Number:MDV71482
Name:Wheal Anna Maria, Spoil Heap


Large 19C spoil heap extended in 20C to the east of the arsenic complex at Wheal Anna Maria which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 425 730
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

  • SPOIL HEAP (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 153, Figs 16,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Site of a large spoil heap with tramway supports to the east of the arsenic complex at Wheal Anna Maria shown on 19C maps which bacame enlarged in the 20C. The survey in 2002 found steep waste heaps including coal & slag with erosion gulleys & wooden supports for either a launder or a tramline on top of the dump. Other details: Site 215.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 153, Figs 16,38.
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

  • EDV1751 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:22PM