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HER Number:MDV71530
Name:Wheal Josiah, Hawkmoor House


Hawkmoor House was built in 1864 as the Count House for Wheal Josiah mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 433 734
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

  • COUNTING HOUSE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 179 Figs 21,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Hawkmoor House was built in 1864 as the Count House for Wheal Josiah. It served as the company's new office & administration centre. It had a large dining room for public functions & an upper storey at the eastern end used as a 'setting box or stand' where miners were invited by the captain to bid for pitches. The lease of 1927 states that Hawkmoor had been converted to a dwelling. Other details: Site 269.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 179 Figs 21,38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV3874Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Josiah (Monument)
MDV71529Related to: Wheal Josiah, Track (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1895 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 3 2006 8:32PM