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This sad heap of stones is all I could find at this location.Yet another monument lost forever.It must have been cleared many years ago.|
|Douglas Tredinnick |
|Does Tredinnick not mean something to do with a hillfort?|
|Mark Tredinnick |
|"Ralph Tredenek, 1297 from Tredinnick, Cornwall" - Oxford Dictionary of Surnames|
|Roger Driver |
|William Borlase's Antiquities .... includes an illustration of this site as it was in 1769 and says "Of this kind of Circular Monuments for the principal of the Assembly to stand, or to sit on, I take our circle of Tredeinek in Gullval (Cornwall) to be|
|This particular Tredinnick derives from Cornishtre-redenek (or redenack) meaning brackeny (or fernbrake) farm.|
| I married a Tredinnick. I wonder if the remains of that circle is still there. Has anyone else tried to find it? |
| according to dexter, in cornish names, possibly from dynek meaning fortified, tre, town, settlement, or if it was dresseck then brambly from dryseg. its not unusual for family names to be taken from place names. |
| A pity we don't have a more accurate location for this photo; although the circle is described here as being at SW 442 349, the English Heritage National Monument Record (at pastscape.org.uk) gives the location as SW 4426 3489, about 60m ESE.|
| I took this picture a long time ago, I remember looking at the original location but could find nothing. I then spotted this grouip of stones which were enough to be removed from the circle.|
| Looks like this photo was taken here - Street View - |
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| Contrary to the photo caption, the correct location for the upright stone (nearest in the row) is SW 44594 34833 50.158396,-5.577251|
| David Thanks for the link. |
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