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The Lands of which I Write:  #CARN #EUNY  deep circular chamber and underground passage 60' long granite-lined, granite roofed      Fogou

The Lands of which I Write: deep circular chamber and underground passage long granite-lined, granite roofed Fogou

CARN EUNY | Cornwall: Fogou tunnel - megalithic engineering dating back 2,500 years - it's purpose isn't known ✫ღ⊰n

Ancient stones, circles, quoits, fougos, wells and forts - Ancient Sites of Cornwall

Carn Euny: near Penzance. The fogou is in a wonderful state of preservation. The entrance is quite deceptive as the opening is only around 3 feet high, but as soon the portal is navigated it is possible to stand fully upright.

Carn Euny: near Penzance. The fogou is in a wonderful state of preservation. The entrance is quite deceptive as the opening is only around 3 feet high, but as soon the portal is navigated it is possible to stand fully upright.

CARN EUNY | Cornwall: Fogou ✫ღ⊰n

Fogou at Carn Euny

Fogou at Carn Euny Ancient Village, Cornwall. This Iron Age village is notable for its fogou (Cornish for "cave"), an underground stone-lined passage, the purpose of which is not clearly known. It may have been a hiding place in times of invasion, a storage area, or may have had ritualistic uses.

Carn Euny Ancient Village - View of the fogou passage © Max Alexander

Carn Euny, Cornwall. Beautiful, peaceful, ancient, mysterious.

Among the preserved ancient villages in the South West, occupied from the Iron Age until late Roman times.

Carn Euny Ancient Village in Sancreed, Cornwall

Carn Euny Ancient Village in Sancreed, Cornwall

Carn Euny Fogou Panorama

Carn Euny Fogou Panorama

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