Category Archives: Cornwall

Boskenna Cross, St Buryan, Cornwall

Wayside Cross:  OS Grid Reference – SW 42579 24266 Also Known as: Historic England Grade II Listed Building No. 1007955 Getting Here Travelling along the B3315 from Penzance to Lands End, the Cross is on the south side of the … Continue reading

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Nancekuke Carving, Portreath, Cornwall

Cup-Marked Stone:  OS Grid Reference – SW 67 46* Archaeology & History Another one of those rare cup-marked stones from Cornwall, once again found in association with a burial— but once again destroyed, this time by having an airfield built … Continue reading

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Tregulland Cup-Marks, Treneglos, Cornwall

Cup-Markings:  OS Grid Reference – SX 199 868 Archaeology & History This is an intriguing find inasmuch as cup-marked stones are rare in this part of the British Isles.  Antiquarians have noted examples of such carvings in the Cornish townships … Continue reading

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Higher Town Bay, St. Martin’s, Scilly Isles

Cist:  OS Grid Reference – SV 934 153 Also Known as: Monument no.303793 Archaeology & History The remains of this old tomb were first noted by Mr Alexander Gibson, whose photograph of the site is here reproduced.  Thought by Paul … Continue reading

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Town Lane, St. Mary’s, Scilly Isles

Cist:  OS Grid Reference – SV 9157 1175 Also Known as: Monument no.304025 Archaeology & History In Crawford’s (1928) article on stone-lined burials, or cists, this was one site that he described from the Scilly Isles, though little can be … Continue reading

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North Hill, Samson, Scilly Isles, Cornwall

Chambered Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – SV 877 131 Archaeology & History On the north side of Samson island there are several chambered tombs and cairns scattered around the edges of aptly-named North Hill; but the one illustrated here was … Continue reading

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