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HER Number:MDV71596
Name:Wheal Frementor, Openwork


Large open flooded gunnis at Wheal Frementor which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 423 724
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

  • EXTRACTIVE PIT (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 219-20 Fig 38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Large open gunnis at Wheal Frementor in Blanchdown Wood which was probably worked in the 18C & again in the middle of the 19C. The survey in 2002 found the feature 15m long x 15m deep x 4m wide with an old concrete & timber post fence. A narrow openwork cut into the south side of the gunnis. Timber setts were visible in the flooded gunnis. Other details: Site 352.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 219-20 Fig 38.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV42210Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Frementor (Monument)
MDV71598Related to: Wheal Frementor, Dressing Floor (Monument)
MDV71597Related to: Wheal Frementor, Shafts (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 17 2010 2:47PM