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HER Number:MDV71487
Name:South Wheal Fanny, Adit


Site of an adit, possible shaft & mine building at South Wheal Fanny mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 426 728
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

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

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 156-7, Figs 26,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Site of an adit portal at South Wheal Fanny mine to the east of Engine Shaft (see PRN 51113). The survey in 2002 found the adit portal 40m long x 2m wide x 1.8m deep with a water pipe to the north. A possible shaft 4m x 3m not shown on the 19C maps was located to the northwest at SX42657289. A small mine building shown on the 1867 map at SX42647286 to the southwest of the adit was identified as a pile of rubble up to 5m long x 3m wide x 1.5m high. Other details: Sites 222, 223 & 224.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 156-7, Figs 26,38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV56102Part of: Devon Great Consols, South Wheal Fanny Mine (Monument)
MDV51113Related to: South Wheal Fanny, Engine Shaft (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1759 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:22PM