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HER Number:MDV71600
Name:Wheal Frementor, Shaft & Pits


Shaft & lode back pits at Wheal Frementor mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 425 726
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, 221 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Shaft shown on the 1867 map to the north of Wheal Frementor mine but not shown on OS (1884) map. The survey in 2002 found the shaft amongst lode back pits running from SX42577260 to SX42537260. The shaft on a rocky outcrop was 2m long x 1m wide x 0.5m deep. The numerous lode back pits to the east & west of the shaft were c2m diameter x c1m deep with elliptical spoil heaps on their downslope sides. Other details: Sites 356 & 356/1.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 221.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments

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

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2097 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 9:23PM