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HER Number:MDV71549
Name:Wheal Thomas/Watson, Quarry


Site of a 19C stone quarry at Wheal Thomas/Watson mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 434 731
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

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

Full description

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

Site of a banana shaped 'Old Quarry' up to 35m long x up to 7m wide shown on OS 25" (1880s) map.

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 199 Figs 35,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Site of a stone quarry shown on 19C maps. The survey in 2002 found the quarry c12m diameter with a rear wall up to 4.5m high Other details: Site 313.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 199 Figs 35,38.
Linked documents:1
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV3868Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Thomas/Watson (Monument)
MDV71548Related to: Wheal Thomas/Watson, Adit (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1927 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:Aug 23 2005 2:31PM