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HER Number:MDV72853
Name:Devon Great Consols Railway Incline, Spoil Heap

Summary

Site of 19th century spoil heap at Devon Great Consols Railway incline

Location

Grid Reference:SX 442 703
Map Sheet:SX47SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SPOIL HEAP (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Site of a large spoil heap shown on the west side of Devon Great Consols Railway line at the southern end of the incline buildings complex.


Buck, C., 2005, Wheal Russell Mine, Devon: Archaeological Assessment, 44 (Report - Assessment). SDV336659.

Site of spoil heap (Site 56) shown on the 1867 map on the west side of Devon Great Consols Railway (see PRN 3880) at the northern end of the incline (see PRN 72844). The survey found the spoil heap consisted of stone, ash & boiler house slag (see PRNs 72849 & 72850).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336659Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2005. Wheal Russell Mine, Devon: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall County Council Report. 2006R0004. A4 Stapled + Digital. 44.

Associated Monuments

MDV72844Part of: Devon Great Consols Railway, Inclined Plane (Monument)
MDV72849Related to: Boiler House and Chimney at Devon Great Consols Railway Incline, Gulworthy (Monument)
MDV3880Related to: Devon Great Consols, Railway (Monument)
MDV72850Related to: Winder Engine House at Devon Great Consols Railway Incline, Gulworthy (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4040 - Wheal Russell Mine, Devon: Archaeological Assessment

Date Last Edited:Sep 18 2006 4:17PM