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HER Number:MDV72801
Name:Wheal Russell Mine, Shaft


Site of possible 19th century shaft at Wheal Russell Mine


Grid Reference:SX 436 706
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., 2005, Wheal Russell Mine, Devon: Archaeological Assessment, 31 (Report - Assessment). SDV336659.

Site of a possible shaft (Site 27) not shown on the 19th century archive maps but identified during the survey in 2005. The feature was 4 meters long x 2.8 meters wide x 1.8 meters deep except on the south side which was 0.6 meters deep

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336659Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2005. Wheal Russell Mine, Devon: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall County Council Report. 2006R0004. A4 Stapled + Digital. 31.

Associated Monuments

MDV22886Part of: Wheal Russell Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV72800Related to: Wheal Russell Mine, Adit (Monument)
MDV52836Related to: Wheal Russell Mine, Shaft (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4040 - Wheal Russell Mine, Devon: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:Sep 5 2006 8:59AM