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HER Number:MDV71492
Name:Wheal Josiah, House


A house with outbuildings & a yard shown on 19C maps at Wheal Josiah mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 430 737
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

  • HOUSE (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 160, Figs 21,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

A group of buildings shown on 19C maps at Wheal Josiah mine consisted of a house or cottage with outbuildings & a yard. The house may have accommodated the manager of the saw mill. The survey in 2002 found the house was occupied & the smaller outhouse buildings to the north had been converted for domestic use. Other details: Site 231.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 160, Figs 21,38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV3874Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Josiah (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1765 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:22PM