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HER Number:MDV71484
Name:South Fanny, Lode Back Pits


Site of an area of lode back pits to the west of South Fanny mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 425 728
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, 154, Figs 4,16,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Site of an area of lode back or Costean pits to the west of South Fanny mine marking the western end of the South Lode. The survey in 2002 found the deepest shaft to be 5m diameter x 6m deep with smaller pits 2m x 1m x 1.5m deep. Costean trenches were also visible. Other details: Site 217.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 154, Figs 4,16,38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV56102Part of: Devon Great Consols, South Wheal Fanny Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1753 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:22PM