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Guidebook: Chysauster and Carn Euny Ancient Villages

Guidebook: Chysauster and Carn Euny Ancient Villages

…in the curious remains of stone-walled ‘courtyard’ houses found only in the far south-west of Cornwall and on the Isles of Scilly. Chysauster and Carn Euny located in Penwith represent two of the best examples of these mysterious settlements. Excavations have revealed that they were…

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Guidebook: Chysauster and Carn Euny

Guidebook: Chysauster and Carn Euny

Chysauster and Carn Euny comprise groups of stone-walled homesteads known as courtyard houses. Each house had an open central courtyard surrounded by a number of rooms roofed with turf or thatch. A feature of both villages was an underground walled passage known as a fogou which may have been a…

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