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HER Number:MDV71580
Name:South Wheal Fanny, Copper Precipitation Trenches


Area of copper precipitation trenches at South Wheal Fanny mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 428 729
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

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

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 212 Fig 38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Area of copper precipitation trenches at South Wheal Fanny mine from SX42837291 to SX42997298 which appear to date form the 1940s when the 'lower' copper precipitation works were in operation (see PRN 71553). The survey in 2002 found fifteen shallow trenches at 5m intervals which were up to 20m long x 0.6m wide x 0.9m deep. Other details: Site 336.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 212 Fig 38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV56102Part of: Devon Great Consols, South Wheal Fanny Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2027 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:Sep 6 2005 11:25AM