English Heritage In Cornwall

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Cornwall has its ancient monuments of stone circles, quoits and carns through to the legends of King Arthur, Camelot and knights of round table fame based around Tintagel Castle. Though if you're looking for a good heritage site, Pendennis castle near Falmouth will not disappoint.
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    Launceston Castle - 173 Miles (4.7)
    Set on a large natural mound, Launceston Castle dominates the surrounding landscape. Begun soon aft…Similar
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    Dupath Well - 173 Miles
    This charming well-house of c. 1500 stands over an ancient spring, believed to cure whooping cough.…Similar
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    Penhallam - 178 Miles
    The low and grass-covered but complete ground-plan of a moated 13th-century manor house, in a delig…Similar
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    Hurlers Stone Circles - 180 Miles
    Three fine late Neolithic or early Bronze Age stone circles arranged in a line, a grouping unique i…Similar
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    Trethevy Quoit - 180 Miles
    This well-preserved and impressive Neolithic 'dolmen' burialchamber stands 2.7 metres (8.9 ft) high…Similar
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    King Donierts Stone - 182 Miles
    Two richly carved pieces of a 9th-century 'Celtic' cross, with an inscription commemorating Dumgart…Similar
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    Tintagel Castle - 189 Miles (3.7)
    With its spectacular location on Cornwall's dramatic and windswept Atlantic coastline, Tintagel is …Similar
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    Restormel Castle - 191 Miles (5.4)
    The great 13th-century circular shell-keep of Restormel still encloses the principal rooms of the c…Similar
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    St Catherines Castle - 192 Miles (4.7)
    One of a pair of small artillery forts built by Henry VIII in the 1530s to defend Fowey Harbour, co…Similar
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    Originally 5 metres (16 feet) high and weighing some 16.75 tonnes,this is Cornwall's largest and he…Similar
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    St Mawes Castle - 212 Miles (6.9)
    The best preserved and most elaborately decorated of Henry VIII's coastal fortresses, St Mawes was …Similar
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    Pendennis Castle - 213 Miles (7.4)
    Built between 1540 and 1545 for King Henry VIII to guard the entrance to the River Fal on its west …Similar
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    Halliggye Fogou - 221 Miles
    Roofed and walled in stone, this complex of passages is the largest and best-preserved of several m…Similar
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    Chysauster - 233 Miles
    This Iron Age settlement was originally occupied almost 2,000 years ago. The village consisted of s…Similar
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    Merry Maidens - 237 Miles
    The Merry Maidens, also known as Dawn's Men (a likely corruption of the Cornish Dans Maen) is a lat…Similar
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    Carn Euny - 238 Miles
    Among the best preserved ancient villages in the South-West, occupied from Iron Age until late Roma…Similar
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    Ballowall Barrow - 241 Miles
    In a spectacular cliff-edge position, this unique Bronze Age construction had a long and complex hi…Similar
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    Porth Hellick Down - 270 Miles
    Area of downland on the east of the island of St Mary's. Seven Scillonian entrance graves stand on…Similar
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    Innisidgen - 270 Miles
    Two Bronze Age communal burial cairns of particularly Scillonian type, with fine views. The upper c…Similar
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    Bants Carn - 270 Miles
    In a wonderfully scenic location, on a hill above the site of the ancient Iron Age village, stands …Similar
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    Old Blockhouse - 271 Miles (5.4)
    Substantial remains of a small 16th-century gun tower protecting Old Grimsby harbour, vigorously de…Similar
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    Harrys Walls - 271 Miles (4.4)
    An unfinished artillery fort, built above St Mary's Pool harbour in 1551.Similar
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    Garrison Gate - 271 Miles
    Gate located within Hugh Town, part of 'The Garrison'; A 2 mile defensive wall around the western h…Similar
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    King Charless Castle - 271 Miles (5.4)
    King Charles's Castle is a coastal artillery fort built 1550-1554 during the reign of Edward VI. It…Similar
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    Cromwells Castle - 271 Miles (5.4)
    Standing on a rocky promontory guarding the lovely anchoragebetween Bryher and Tresco, this round t…Similar
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