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Chysauster Ancient Village, Cornwall


  • Located in Zennor, Cornwall, South West England, England
  • Chysauster Ancient Village is an English Heritage property on The Land's End Peninsula (The Penwith Peninsula). Dating from the late Iron Age, Chysauster was inhabited for centuries until it was abandoned towards the end of the Romano-Cornish period. 'The courtyard house villages of West Penwith have traditionally been dated to the end of the prehistoric period, that is the later Iron Age, and thought to have continued in use during the Roman period.' (Source: English Heritage 'Chysauster and Carn Euny' guide available at the visitor centre at Chysauster Ancient Village. We'd recommend buying this as it provides very detailed information on the two sites)
  • We've positioned Chysauster Ancient Village on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. There's a car park with toilets. You then cross the road and follow a path up the shallow hill to the small visitor centre. The village is on a large site a little further up the hill
  • There are nine houses to explore. Houses four and six are particularly impressive with walls to shoulder height
  • If this is of interest, we'd recommend visiting Carn Euny Ancient Village as well. Prehistoric sites we'd suggest you explore on The Land's End Peninsula (The Penwith Peninsula) include Lanyon Quoit, Chun Quoit and Mulfra Quoit
  • By James Penman

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