Cheesewring, Cornwall

Historical Description

Cheesewring, a remarkable Druidlcal monument 6 miles N of Liskeard, in Cornwall. It consists of tabular granite blocks heaped upon one another, smaller ones below, larger ones above, is 24 feet high, and has somewhat the shape of a colossal fungus. Borlase thought that it was an idol worshipped by the Druids. Other Druidical monuments are near. The surrounding ground is high moorland, and commands extensive views.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


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