West Penwith Alignments Map - Ancient Penwith | Cornwall

West Penwith, Cornwall
Ancient Penwith
The prehistoric landscape of the Land's End peninsula
Ancient Penwith
Ancient Penwith
The prehistoric landscape of the Land's End Peninsula
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West Penwith Alignments Map

Map of the Ancient Sites and Alignments

of West Penwith

Map of all known ancient sites and ancient site alignments in West Penwith.
This map uses the prehistoric sites shown on the ancient sites map, adding all identified alignments that have been found by researchers such as John Michell, members of CASPN and Meyn Mamvro readers, and the compiler of the map, Palden Jenkins.
For a list of alignments, click here and to read more about alignments, click here. This map is in ongoing development and revision.
Click on any site or alignment for more information about it. For the map key, click here. To break out of this frame and enlarge the viewing area on your screen, click here (opens in a new window). For tips on how best to navigate around the map, see below.
Navigation tips:
  • To zoom into the map, use the wheel on your mouse or double-click on the map - where you place your cursor when you do it is where you'll zoom into. Otherwise, centre the map on the area you want by dragging the map, then use the +/- button in the bottom-right.
  • To get information and links about the ancient site you're looking at, click once on the site symbol.
  • To get rid of the map legend, click on the three dots to the right of the map title above-left and click 'collapse map legend'.

Acknowledgements. To Google Maps and their information and satellite photo suppliers for the maps. To Heritage Gateway, Pastscape, the Megalithic Portal, The Modern Antiquarian, John Michell, Craig Weatherhill, Meyn Mamvro, CASPN, Cheryl Straffon, Ray Cox and many other individual contributors for assistance and information included in the making of this map. And to Paldywan Kenobi's kettle for endless and invaluable supplies of tea.

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