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HER Number:MDV71577
Name:South Wheal Fanny, Leat


Leat shown on 19C map at South Wheal Fanny mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 427 727
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

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

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 211 Figs 26,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Leat shown on OS (1884) map running from a mine building at SX43187295 (see PRN 71551) to possibly join the long leat (see PRN 56111) & then separate from it to mine buildings at SX42687263. The survey in 2002 found the leat from SX42687264 to SX42737286 was 0.5m wide x 0.4m deep with low 0.25m high banks. A large rock waste tip had blocked the leat. Other details: Site 332.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 211 Figs 26,38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV56102Part of: Devon Great Consols, South Wheal Fanny Mine (Monument)
MDV71551Related to: BUILDING in the Parish of Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV56111Related to: Devon Great Consols, Leat (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2024 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:23PM