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HER Number:MDV71511
Name:Wheal Emma, Agnes' Shaft Flat Rod Cutting


Earthwork cutting of Agnes' Shaft flat rod cutting at Wheal Emma which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 434 733
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

  • FLATROD GULLY (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 177-8 Figs 21,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Earthwork cutting of Agnes' Shaft flat rod cutting from SX43327287 to SX43517358 within which the flat rod & its timbers were sited. The feature dates from c1851 when the water wheel was constructed (see PRN 56091). The survey in 2002 found a 3m wide trench with a deep cutting at SX43467344 to the south of Agnes' Shaft (see PRN 3872). Other details: Site 265.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 177-8 Figs 21,38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV3878Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Emma (Monument)
MDV56091Related to: Devon Great Consols, Twin Water Wheels (Monument)
MDV3872Related to: Wheal Emma, Agnes's (new) Shaft (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1822 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 3 2006 8:31PM