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HER Number:MDV77638
Name:Flat Rod Cutting in Maddacleave Wood


Cutting for flat rods between shafts in Maddacleave Wood survives to south-west of Whim Shaft, towards Fuller's Shaft.


Grid Reference:SX 455 690
Map Sheet:SX46NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Buck, C., 2006, Gawton Mine, Devon: Archaeological Assessment, 29-30 (Report - Assessment). SDV344672.

Cutting for flat rods between Pearce's, Fuller's and Whim's shafts. The cutting extending from the flat rod building towards Fuller's shaft can be plainly seen, and measures approximately 0.7-0.9 metres wide with a very shallow depth of 0.2 metres below ground level to leaf-infilled surface level. The southern section is shown on the 1867 Bedford Consols/Gawton lodes/shafts map. Other details: Figures 5-6, 35, site 14.1.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344672Report - Assessment: Buck, C.. 2006. Gawton Mine, Devon: Archaeological Assessment. Cornwall County Council Report. 2006R023. A4 Stapled + Digital. 29-30. [Mapped feature: #104568 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV22881Part of: Bedford Consols or Wheal Gawton Mine (Monument)
MDV77630Related to: Flat Rod Building in Maddacleave Wood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4746 - Archaeological Assessment of Gawton Mine, Devon
  • EDV4747 - Field Survey of Gawton Mine

Date Last Edited:Jul 1 2010 12:12PM