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HER Number:MDV71550
Name:Wheal Thomas/Watson, Shaft


Site of an 'Old Shaft' shown on 19C maps at Wheal Thomas/Watson mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 434 730
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

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

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 203-4 Fig 35,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Site of an 'Old Shaft' shown on the 1867 maps at Wheal Thomas/Watson mine. The survey in 2002 found a depression 4m diameter x 1.25m deep which may indicate the site of the shaft. Other details: Site 319.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 203-4 Fig 35,38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

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

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1930 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:Aug 23 2005 3:56PM