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HER Number:MDV71546
Name:Wheal Emma, Buildings


Site of mine buildings at Wheal Emma mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 438 737
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

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

Site of a group of large buildings arranged around a small rectangular yard shown on OS 25" (1880s) map to the northwest of Incline Shaft at Wheal Emma mine.

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 198 Figs 22,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Site of two rectangular buildings shown on the 1867 map with more added by 1884 which may have been a dressing floor at Wheal Emma mine. The survey in 2002 found no evidence of these buildings. Other details: Site 310.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 198 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

  • EDV1924 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:Aug 23 2005 12:11PM