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Chun or Chywoon, Cornwall

Historical Description

Chun or Chywoon-Castle, an ancient British fort, 3 miles NNW of Penzance, in Cornwall. It crowns a stony hill, and has two granite ramparts, the outer one of large blocks. A perfect cromlech surmounts a small tumulus to the west.

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