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HER Number:MDV79936
Name:Dressing Floor adjacent to River Tavy, Gulworthy


Features shown on west bank of River Tavy may be the site of the dressing floors of Little Duke Mine.


Grid Reference:SX 474 693
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

  • DRESSING FLOOR (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Features shown on the 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map adjacent to the west bank of the River Tavy.

Newman, P., 2011, Mining in the Tavy Valley, West Devon. An Assessment of Archaeological Potential, 30, 61 (Report - Assessment). SDV347105.

Little Duke Mine operated, although not continuously from circa 1815 until 1863. Shafts, spoil heaps and a building are shown on the 1882 Ordnance Survey 25 inch map and an area of possible dressing floors and a wheelpit are shown closer to the river and also on a map of 1867. Other details: No. 45.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #106737 ]
SDV347105Report - Assessment: Newman, P.. 2011. Mining in the Tavy Valley, West Devon. An Assessment of Archaeological Potential. SW Landscape Investigations Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 30, 61.

Associated Monuments

MDV79935Related to: Capstan at Tavy Consols Mine (Monument)
MDV5464Related to: Little Duke Mine, Gulworthy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 18 2011 10:56AM