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Stone Circle, Cornwall

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Also known as the Nine Maidens, this circle is mostly in ruins, although its isolation on desolate moorland make it very attractive. There were probably twenty-two stones making up the original circle, but only six are still erect, and most of those in the north are missing. They average about 1.2m ( 4 feet) in height, although the broken one at the north was over six feet when it was standing.

Access: 2km south of Porthmeor, via Carfury to Boskednan Farm. Few hundred metre walk north-west
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Rating: General Impression 4, Ambience 5, Access 4

Images on this page are Tom Bullock

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