Maen, Cornwall

Historical Description

Maen or Mayen, a village in Sennen parish, Cornwall, 1 mile E of Lands End, and 9 miles WSW of Penzance. A block of granite called Table Maen, preserved here, is said to have been used at a picnic dinner by three Saxon kings when visiting Land's End.

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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