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HER Number:MDV71613
Name:Wheal Thomas/Watson, Flat Rod Cuttings


Two flat rod cuttings at Wheal Thomas/Watson mine which was part of Devon Great Consols


Grid Reference:SX 437 730
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

  • FLATROD GULLY (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Site of two short sections of diverging earthworks shown on OS 25" (1880s) map with a small rectangular building shown at SX43757307.

Buck, C., 2002, Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment, 232-3, Figs 35,38 (Report - Assessment). SDV241758.

Two flat rod cuttings running west to east at Wheal Thomas/Watson mine are shown on the 19C maps. The survey in 2002 found the southern cutting running from SX43727304 to SX43907305 & the northern cutting running from SX43877306 to SX43747307. Th cuttings were 1m wide x up to 0.75m deep & damaged in places by forestry activity. Other details: Sites 376 & 376/1.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241758Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2002. Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall Archaeological Unit Report. 2002R069. Digital + A4. 232-3, 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

  • EDV2120 - Devon Great Consols: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:May 3 2006 8:32PM