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HER Number:MDV71547
Name:Wheal Emma, Pond


Site of a small reservoir pond at Wheal Emma mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 437 737
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, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

Site of the outline of a feature c47m long x c12m wide on a spoil heap shown on Os 25" (1880s) map to the west of Incline Shaft at Wheal Emma.

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

Site of a small long reservoir pond shown on the OS 1884 map at Wheal Emma mine. Leats south of Rubbytown Farm run down to the northern end of the feature. The survey in 2002 found the pond still visible but containing mine waste rubble. Other details: Site 311.

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

  • EDV1925 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:22PM