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HER Number:MDV71542
Name:Wheal Emma, Settling Ponds


Site of small 19C settling or precipitation tanks at Wheal Emma mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 439 737
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

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, 25" (Cartographic). SDV322300.

Site of four adjoining rectilinear structures of different sizes at Wheal Emma mine with a square feature to the west at SX43937372.

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 194 Figs 22,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Site of small square ponds shown on 19C maps which were probably settling or precipitation tanks at Wheal Emma mine. The survey in 2002 found no evidence of these features. Other details: Site 302.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 194 Figs 22,38.
Linked documents:1
SDV322300Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. 25". 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

  • EDV1920 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:22PM