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HER Number:MDV71538
Name:Wheal Emma, Building


Site of a group of 19C mine buildings at Wheal Emma mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 440 737
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

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

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 192 Figs 22,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

A number of mine buildings are shown on 19C maps to the north of the end of the incline railway line at Wheal Emma mine. The buildings may have been associated with preliminary dressing work for the Thomas & Incline shafts. The survey in 2002 found no evidence for the buildings apart from an earthwork platform for a long building at SX44017369. Other details: Sites 296,296/1.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 192 Figs 22,38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV3878Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Emma (Monument)
MDV3875Related to: Wheal Emma, Incline Shaft (Monument)
MDV56093Related to: Wheal Emma, Thomas' Shaft & Engine House (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1916 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:22PM