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Truthwall Common

Barrow / Cairn Cemetery

<b>Truthwall Common</b>Posted by thesweetcheatImage © A. Brookes (17.6.05)
Nearest Town:Penzance (8km E)
OS Ref (GB):   SW388325 / Sheet: 203
Latitude:50° 8' 3.52" N
Longitude:   5° 39' 20.23" W

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Overgrown in midsummer, these barrows are still worth a quick visit on a walk between Tregeseal stone circle and Tregeseal holed stones. Three stand prominently next to the path - the SW is larger and has some remains of a kerb, the middle one is the best preserved, with visible capstones covering a chamber or cist of some sort. The NE barrow of the three is badly damaged, with a large excavation crater in the centre and no obvious megaliths (it is very overgrown in the summer though). thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
20th July 2009ce
Edited 20th July 2009ce

I found these barrows while walking back from Tregeseal circle in the pouring rain. I had seen them marked on the map but that doesn't mean you'll find them so this was a bonus. I found 4 distinct barrows of varying sizes all to the north of the stone circle and east of the holed stones.
To the north of this site across the road are Chun Quoit and castle and Boswens Menhir.
formicaant Posted by formicaant
8th September 2008ce
Edited 8th September 2008ce