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HER Number:MDV71532
Name:Wheal Emma, Reservoir


Site of a 19C reservoir pond shown on 19C maps at Wheal Emma mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 437 735
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

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

Site of a rectangular pond c22m x 12m shown on OS 25" (1880s) map to the north of 'New Shaft' at Wheal Emma.

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 185 Figs 22,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Site of a condensing pond shown on 19C maps at Wheal Emma. It appears to have provided water to the nearby boiler house. The survey in 2002 found no evidence of the feature. Other details: Site 281.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 185 Figs 22,38.
Linked documents:1
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV3878Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Emma (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1901 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:Jul 21 2010 12:24PM