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HER Number:MDV71548
Name:Wheal Thomas/Watson, Adit


Site of a possible adit portal or collapsed leat tunnel at Wheal Thomas/Watson mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 435 731
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

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

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 199 Fig 38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Site of a possible adit portal or collapsed leat tunnel not shown on the 19C maps was found during the survey in 2002 to run south to SX43467314. The collapsed adit or tunnel portal was 3m wide x 1m deep with 0.6m high banks running parallel to the track to the quarry (see PRN 71549). Other details: Site 312.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 199 Fig 38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV3868Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Thomas/Watson (Monument)
MDV71549Related to: Wheal Thomas/Watson, Quarry (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1926 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:22PM