Lanyon Quoit - Portal Dolmen - 1

Lanyon Quoit - a Portal Dolmen - dates from the Neolithic period (3500-2500BC).
The 13.6 tonnes capstone rests on 1.5m high uprights .
The monument collapsed during a storm in 1815 and was re-erected in 1824 on 3 shorter uprights.
Carn Galver in the distance.
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Location - West Cornwall - Lands End Penninsula / West Penwith
The Quoit is situated in a field by the side of the Morvah to Madron road.
It can be seen when travelling south - just passed Lanyon Farm where there is a layby with space for a couple of cars and a small National Trust sign on the Cornish Hedge.
Ref:
2625
Date:
2015-12-20 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 4297 3368
Photographer:

Lanyon Quoit - Portal Dolmen - 1

Lanyon Quoit - a Portal Dolmen - dates from the Neolithic period (3500-2500BC).
The 13.6 tonnes capstone rests on 1.5m high uprights .
The monument collapsed during a storm in 1815 and was re-erected in 1824 on 3 shorter uprights.
Carn Galver in the distance.
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Location - West Cornwall - Lands End Penninsula / West Penwith
The Quoit is situated in a field by the side of the Morvah to Madron road.
It can be seen when travelling south - just passed Lanyon Farm where there is a layby with space for a couple of cars and a small National Trust sign on the Cornish Hedge.
Ref:
2625
Date:
2015-12-20 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 4297 3368
Photographer: