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A cromlêh is a megalithic altar-tomb, made of rough stone. They are distinguished from dolmens (cromlechs) by being located within a stone circle. William Borlase denoted the terminology in 1769. A good example is at Carn Llechart.
- William Borlase (1769). Antiquities, Historical and Monumental, of the County of Cornwall. S. Baker and G. Leigh. Retrieved 12 April 2013.
- Cope, Julian (1998). The Modern Antiquarian: A Pre-millennial Odyssey Through Megalithic Britain : Including a Gazetteer to Over 300 Prehistoric Sites. Thorsons Pub. p. 281. ISBN 978-0-7225-3599-8.
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