Carn Euny Ancient Village

4 courtyard houses from the Roman Period about 100AD to 400 AD .
Plus some stone round houses ( 50BC - 100 AD) replacing earlier timber houses and an impressive Mystical Cornish Foque (Cave) - An underground passage 20m in length and over 1.8m high with Granite Lintels leads to a Corbelled Chamber 4.6m in diameter x 2.4m high from the Iron Age - 500 BC. The passage is now open at both ends but would have been accessed by a narrow creep passage.
After the Roman Period the settlement was peacefully abandoned - the villagers founding farms nearby.
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Location - West Cornwall - Lands End Penninsula / West Penwith
Signed from the A30 to the west of junction with the B3283. Follow signs which lead along narrow lanes passed Brane Farm to a small Car Park ( muddy in winter )
Ref:
2654
Date:
2015-12-29 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 4027 2881
Photographer:

Carn Euny Ancient Village

4 courtyard houses from the Roman Period about 100AD to 400 AD .
Plus some stone round houses ( 50BC - 100 AD) replacing earlier timber houses and an impressive Mystical Cornish Foque (Cave) - An underground passage 20m in length and over 1.8m high with Granite Lintels leads to a Corbelled Chamber 4.6m in diameter x 2.4m high from the Iron Age - 500 BC. The passage is now open at both ends but would have been accessed by a narrow creep passage.
After the Roman Period the settlement was peacefully abandoned - the villagers founding farms nearby.
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Location - West Cornwall - Lands End Penninsula / West Penwith
Signed from the A30 to the west of junction with the B3283. Follow signs which lead along narrow lanes passed Brane Farm to a small Car Park ( muddy in winter )
Ref:
2654
Date:
2015-12-29 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 4027 2881
Photographer: