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Lower Boscaswell Fogou

Fogou

<b>Lower Boscaswell Fogou</b>Posted by MothImage © Tim Clark
Nearest Town:Penzance (10km E)
OS Ref (GB):   SW377348 / Sheet: 203
Latitude:50° 9' 16.09" N
Longitude:   5° 40' 21.23" W

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This Fogou has existed in its present state for 50 years at least.
I believe the rest of it existed seawards.
It is known locally as Giants Hole.
It is now thought by some that the meadows landward maybe a type of courtyard house.
The NT has only owned this area for a few years however there's plenty of time in the future for them to make a mess of it.
Posted by zogarma
20th June 2004ce

Not entirely easy to find the entrance to this fogou faces seaward in the top edge of a field just off to the left of a track that exits the village at the north.

It was thrilling to find, but disappointing after Pendeen, for this fogou allows you in for the first six feet only before you meet a barrier. It's been walled-up. Cheers National Trust! Fortunately, NT have not trashed the double entrances and despite the walling-up, it remains a delight to see a fogou lurking in the corner of a forgotten field.
Jane Posted by Jane
14th March 2004ce
Edited 15th March 2004ce