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Access to Monuments


A field guide to accessible sites

This is an online guide to accessible monuments in Cornwall, compiled by the Strategic Historic Environment Service of Cornwall Council. It is aimed at anyone with an interest in the countryside, heritage and culture of Cornwall, who wish to get out and experience the wealth of the county’s remarkable sites and monuments.

The range of monuments that can be visited in Cornwall encompass every period of history and prehistory, and reveals insights into changing patterns of agriculture and subsistence, ritual and religion, industry and transport – in short, all facets of human culture over a timespan exceeding 10,000 years.

New sites will be added periodically, so please check back in the future for any newly added sites. Any new additions will be highlighted as such on this page.

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Browse through a list of monuments in Cornwall. Sites are listed by name in alphabeical order.

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Browse through the ages to find the types of monuments in Cornwall from that era. Examples of sites to visit are listed in under their respective monument type.

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Monuments can be found via their monument type which are listed alphabetically. 

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Find monuments by location using our interactive Access to Monuments Google Map, and look for monuments near you. 

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