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Hensbarrow or Hensborough, Cornwall

Historical Description

Hensbarrow or Hensborough, a hill 2½ miles N of St Austell, in Cornwall. It consists of granite, has an altitude of 1034 feet above sea-level, is crowned with a tumulus, commands a very extensive view, and was anciently a beacon station.

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