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HER Number:MDV71610
Name:Wheal Thomas/Watson, Building


Site of two 19C mine buildings at Wheal Thomas/Watson mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 439 731
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

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

Site of a small rectangular building shown on OS 25" (1880s & 1905) maps on the west side of the field boundary with two small adjoining buildings to the south at SX43957308 Other details: Also on OS 25" (1905) map.

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 235, Figs 35,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Site of a mine building shown on the 19C & early 20C maps which may have been associated with primary ore dressing at Wheal Thomas/Watson mine. The survey in 2002 found a building platform with no evidence of walls. There were slight traces of the platform of the building to the south at SX43957309. Other details: Sites 382,382/1.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 235, Figs 35,38.
Linked documents:1
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV3862Part of: Devon Great Consolidated Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV3868Part of: Devon Great Consols, Wheal Thomas/Watson (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2114 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:Jul 21 2010 10:34AM