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HER Number:MDV72691
Name:Gulworthy, New Quay, Well


Site of a well at New Quay shown on 19th century map. Although clearly visible at time of survey in 2006, by 2015 the structure had become overgrown with vegetation.


Grid Reference:SX 453 696
Map Sheet:SX46NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Buck, C., 2006, New Quay: Archaeological Assessment, 15-16 (Report - Assessment). SDV336511.

A well at New Quay (Site 3) is shown on 19th century maps. The survey in 2006 found the well's opening 1.3 meters long x 0.9 meters wide cut into the side of a wooded hill slope. Other details: Fig 8.

Houghton, P., 2015, An Archaeological and Historical Report on New Quay Nr Tavistock Devon Volume One, 25-26, fig 8, 17 (Report - Assessment). SDV363202.

At the time of the survey in 2006 the grass and hedges had been cleared of vegetation and the well can be clearly seen. Since this time, the opening has become overgrown (fig 17).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336511Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2006. New Quay: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall County Council Report. 2006R010. A4 + Digital. 15-16.

Associated Monuments

MDV19380Part of: New Quay (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV3963 - New Quay, Devon: Archaeological Assessment
  • EDV8147 - Watching brief during vegetation clearance works at New Quay

Date Last Edited:Sep 12 2019 10:55AM