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Corner Quoit

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<b>Corner Quoit</b>Posted by markj99Image © markj99
Nearest Town:Bodmin (6km SW)
OS Ref (GB):   SX126708 / Sheet: 200
Latitude:50° 30' 22.81" N
Longitude:   4° 38' 35.38" W

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The name on the OS map suggests there should be something here....alas, I can find no written evidence of any quoit ever being here and nothing to suggest why the rock strewn hill top should have such a name.
Quarrying was done here in the mid 1800s and all around the area moorstone has been cut and taken. Was there a quiot here that had fallen and was carted off to build a nearby farm?
Despite these facts it is a great place to visit if you like atmospheric woodland and moss covered rocks.
Mr Hamhead Posted by Mr Hamhead
15th June 2007ce