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HER Number:MDV71597
Name:Wheal Frementor, Shafts


Site of two possible shafts at Wheal Frementor mine 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

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

Full description

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 220 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Site of two possible shafts located on the southern side of the gunnis (see PRN 71596). The survey in 2002 found one shaft with an opening 1.7m wide x 1.6m deep. A possible blocked adit with an opening 1.3m wide x 1.6m high was located 4m to the east of the shaft. A second blocked shaft 3m wide x 4m deep at the northern end of the openwork was cut through bedrock. Other details: Site 353.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 220.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV42210Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Frementor (Monument)
MDV71596Related to: Wheal Frementor, Openwork (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2094 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:23PM