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Trethevy Quoit - between St Cleer and Darite in Cornwall, England; it stands 9 feet high and consists of 5 standing stones capped by a large slab which has a natural hole; the back of the chamber has collapsed inwards; known locally as the 'giant's house'

Trethevy Quoit - between St Cleer and Darite in Cornwall, England; it stands 9 feet high and consists of 5 standing stones capped by a large slab which has a natural hole; the back of the chamber has collapsed inwards; known locally as the 'giant's house'

Lanyon Quoit - Megalith - Cornwall, UK - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Lanyon Quoit - Megalith - Cornwall, UK - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Pawton Quoit.  Ancient burial chamber, with the heaviest capstone in Cornwall.

Ancient burial chamber, with the heaviest capstone in Cornwall. Wadebridge can be seen on the horizon

Lanyon Quoit, one of Cornwall’s most ancient and well-known stone monuments from the Neolithic period. Its purpose is unclear but it was likely a sort of burial chamber or used in rituals to communicate with ancestors. Originally 7ft high it collapsed during a storm in the 18th century caused significant damage to its stone supports. Since then it has been reconstructed but with only three of the four original columns. It lies between Madron and Morvah on the Penwith peninsula north of…

Lanyon Quoit, one of Cornwall’s most ancient and well-known stone monuments from the Neolithic period. Its purpose is unclear but it was likely a sort of burial chamber or used in rituals to communicate with ancestors. Originally 7ft high it collapsed during a storm in the 18th century caused significant damage to its stone supports. Since then it has been reconstructed but with only three of the four original columns. It lies between Madron and Morvah on the Penwith peninsula north of…

The Drift Stones stand within a field on the higher edge of the Penwith village of Drift in the parish of Sancreed. Around 9ft and 8ft in height and close by to the sites of Boscawen-Un stone Circle and the Blind Fiddler Menhir. During excavations in 1871 by Borlase an earth-cut grave was found off centre in the area between the stones. Their intriguing name 'The sisters' is attributed by some to a legend that the stones were two sisters who were petrified for not attending church.

The Drift Stones stand within a field on the higher edge of the Penwith village…

LANYON QUOIT| 2 miles south-east of Morvah, Cornwall: 'It collapsed in a storm in 1815 and was re-erected 9 years later. As a result the dolmen is now very different from its original appearance. Lanyon Quoit is located northwest of Penzance on the road between Madron and Morvah. It stands 50 metres to the east of the road. 700 metres to the west lie the remains of another dolmen known as West Lanyon Quoit.' ✫ღ⊰n

LANYON QUOIT| 2 miles south-east of Morvah, Cornwall: 'It collapsed in a storm in 1815 and was re-erected 9 years later. As a result the dolmen is now very different from its original appearance. Lanyon Quoit is located northwest of Penzance on the road between Madron and Morvah. It stands 50 metres to the east of the road. 700 metres to the west lie the remains of another dolmen known as West Lanyon Quoit.' ✫ღ⊰n

Imposing Trethevy Quoit, situated near to the village of St. Cleer on the south eastern edge of Bodmin Moor, Cornwall.

Imposing Trethevy Quoit, situated near to the village of St. Cleer on the south eastern edge of Bodmin Moor, Cornwall.

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