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HER Number:MDV71552
Name:Devon Great Consols, Adit


Adit portal shown on 1867 map & labelled 'Sluice' on 1884 map which may be related to Plunger Shaft at Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 432 729
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, 206 Figs 38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Adit portal shown on the 1867 map & labelled 'Sluice' on the OS (1884) map which may be related to Plunger Shaft (see PRN 3883) & returning water to the River Tamar. The survey in 2002 found the open adit fenced with water issuing from it. The ground above the portal had collapsed with the opening up to 1m wide x 2m high & timber setts at 1m intervals extending for 8m inside the adit. Other details: Site 323.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 206 Figs 38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV3883Related to: Wheal Thomas/Watson, Plunger Shaft (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1933 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:22PM