Trethevy Quoit

Trethevy Quoit

Thought to be one of the best-preserved portal dolman burial chambers in Britain - Treverthy Quoit dates back to 3000BC.

Known locally as the Giant’s House, the Neolithic structure stands at over 10ft high and comprises five upright stones - supporting the capstone (measuring over 12ft long and weighing over 20tonnes) at a distinctive angle.

Tombs of this type would have typically been covered with a large mound; remnants dictate that the encompassing mound would have measured over 7 metres in circumference.

An interesting Cornish landmark – Trethevy Quoit is well worth exploring when visiting the county.

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 That Trethevy Quoit is free for the public to explore during reasonable daylight hours.

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The surrounding area of Bodmin Moor, scattered with pre-historic monuments and providing beautiful far-reaching views of the surrounding area – the moor is a great day out in Cornwall.