Penkinna Head, Cornwall

Historical Description

Penkinna Head, a small headland on the NW coast of Cornwall, at the E side of Tremoutha Haven, 8½ miles NNE of Camelford. It rises to a height of about 400 feet, and is an imposing mass of contorted slate, of dark colour varied by lines of white.

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