Castle-an-Dinas: one of the largest and most impressive hillforts in Cornwall. It features in Cornish legend as one of the seats of Cado and folklore has it that Cado and Ygraine, Arthur’s mother, were killed here. That the site has attracted such mythic associations may be a reflection of its continued significance from its prehistoric beginnings into the post-Roman and early medieval periods.
WEST PENWITH | 1696 | Robert Morden: 'This map was published in the Gibson 1696 edition of Camden’s “Britannia” in English translation. It is superior in appearence to most earlier editions, being a lot less cluttered. I have an extract of West Penwith here.' ✫ღ⊰n