Sancreed Beacon

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Sancreed Beacon.

Sancreed Beacon is a Bronze Age archaeological site near the village of Sancreed in the Penwith peninsula of Cornwall maintained by the Cornwall Heritage Trust. On top of the hill are several stone cists and Bronze Age archaeological remains comprising burial mounds and the remains of a Bronze Age hut on the Western slope.
This site can be taken in the context of a rich variety of archaeological evidence in the vicinity from the Iron Age, Bronze Age and dating as far back as Neolithic times including Carn Euny Iron Age village 1 mile to the South West, Caer Bran Hill Fort half a mile South West, Sancreed Holy Well to the South East, and Bartinney Castle to the West about 1 mile. [1] [2] [3] [4]

Coordinates: 50°06′33″N 5°37′06″W / 50.109144°N 5.618209°W / 50.109144; -5.618209


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  2. ^ "Oliver's Cornwall - Antiquities". Oliver Howes. 2008-12-19. Retrieved 2010-05-29. 
  3. ^ "Sancreed, Cornwall on the Lands End peninsula". Retrieved 2010-05-29. 
  4. ^ "MONUMENT NO. 422483". Pastscape. Retrieved 2010-05-29.