Mulfra Quoit- Portal Dolmen

A Portal Dolmen with a displaced Capstone on the top of Mulfra Hill .
3 slabs (1.7m high) of the Chamber remain , the 4th has been missing since at least 1750 .The displaced Capstone (5 tonne) is about 3m x 3m x 0.5m and rests against 2 of the Chambers vertical slabs. The Quoit originally stood within a stone cairn . The Hill top gives a fine view over Mount's Bay.
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Location - West Cornwall - Lands End Penninsula / West Penwith.
Mulfra Hill is to the North of Newmill ( Penzance to Treen - minor road) . The hill top can be reached from Tredinnack , Mulfa , Try Valley ( A steep FP / or further to the north a more gentle FP from near a road junction) , paths can be muddy in winter. The Quoit is on the crossing of two footpaths
Ref:
2662.4
Date:
2015-12-31 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 4518 3536
Photographer:

Mulfra Quoit- Portal Dolmen

A Portal Dolmen with a displaced Capstone on the top of Mulfra Hill .
3 slabs (1.7m high) of the Chamber remain , the 4th has been missing since at least 1750 .The displaced Capstone (5 tonne) is about 3m x 3m x 0.5m and rests against 2 of the Chambers vertical slabs. The Quoit originally stood within a stone cairn . The Hill top gives a fine view over Mount's Bay.
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Location - West Cornwall - Lands End Penninsula / West Penwith.
Mulfra Hill is to the North of Newmill ( Penzance to Treen - minor road) . The hill top can be reached from Tredinnack , Mulfa , Try Valley ( A steep FP / or further to the north a more gentle FP from near a road junction) , paths can be muddy in winter. The Quoit is on the crossing of two footpaths
Ref:
2662.4
Date:
2015-12-31 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 4518 3536
Photographer: