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HER Number:MDV71513
Name:Devon Great Consols, Pits


Small area of Costean & lode back pits at Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 432 735
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, 179 Figs 4,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Area of Costean or Lode back pits shown on thw 1848 map running south from SX43297337 to SX43297330 on the 'Caunter Lode'. The survey in 2002 found the lode back pits & Costean trenches visible downslope from the railway track with spoil dumps c4m long x 3m wide. Other details: Site 268.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 179 Figs 4,38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1824 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:22PM