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Interesting & Historical Facts about Newlyn

All over Britain on Ordnance Survey maps there are heights and contours shown. All over Britain there are Ordnance Survey bench marks etched onto substantial buildings from which the height of the bench can be assertained, not to mention all the triangulation pillars with their heights recorded. All these heights all over Britain are based on the Ordnance Survey Datum level based on the mean sea level at Newlyn. There is a fundamental bench mark sealed in the end of the harbour pier.

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Recommended towns & villages near Newlyn

Mousehole, Cornwall, September 2006.

Mousehole (57 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Cornwall

(1.3 miles, 2.1 km, direction S of Newlyn)

This delightful coastal village, with its wealth of history, lovely old harbour and beautiful headland walks, makes an interesting base for exploring the superb scenery of Mount's Bay and Land's End...


Penzance (85 Pictures) a Seaside Town in the county of Cornwall

(1.3 miles, 2.1 km, direction NE of Newlyn)

A jolly town with a year round holiday atmosphere, where everyone is made to feel welcome...

Pilgrims Steps at Marazion / St. Michael's Mount

Marazion (109 Pictures) a Seaside Town in the county of Cornwall

(4.2 miles, 6.7 km, direction E of Newlyn)

The picturesque village of Marazion with its quaint cottages, shops and pubs, is in a sublime position on the west Cornwall peninsula..

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St Just (48 Pictures) in the county of Cornwall

(5.8 miles, 9.4 km, direction W of Newlyn)

Attractive town dominated by its historic parish church, superb town clock and the handsome building of the Wellington Hotel overlooking the market square...

Tinner's Arms, Zennor

Zennor (23 Pictures) in the county of Cornwall

(6.3 miles, 10.1 km, direction N of Newlyn)

This hauntingly beautiful village stands starkly above cliifs that in parts are over 300ft above the sea...

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Lanyon Quoit, (5,000-6,000 year old ancient burial chamber) Bosullow, Cornwall, England

Lanyon Quoit (3 Pictures)

(3.7 miles, 6.0 km, direction NW)

In this moorland area thick with pre-historic remains, this is the most accessible and without doubt the most famous of all the.....

St Michaels Mount from the gardens in Marazion

St Michaels Mount (138 Pictures)

(3.9 miles, 6.2 km, direction E)

The priory on St.Michael's mount is dedicated to the Archangel who is believed to have appeared to local fishermen in AD 495. The.....

Path through the village.

Chysauster Ancient Village (25 Pictures)

(4.2 miles, 6.7 km, direction N)

This is a classic prehistoric site, quite possibly a Celtic settlement occupied almost two thousand years ago. In its wild.....

Men an Tol, ancient monument in Cornwall

Men-an-Tol (2 Pictures)

(4.5 miles, 7.3 km, direction NW)

The Men-an-Tol is a massive round holed stone standing between two uprights. It quite probably dates from the Bronze-Age and may.....

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Chun Castle

(4.8 miles, 7.8 km, direction NW)


Chun Quoit (4,000-5,000 year old ancient burial chamber) Bosullow, Cornwall, England

Chun Quoit (1 Pictures)

(5.1 miles, 8.2 km, direction NW)

This is the smallest of the areas famous cromlech's, it is also the only one never to have been dislodged. It stands close to.....

Merlin's Child

Minack Theatre (66 Pictures)

(5.6 miles, 9.0 km, direction SW)

The fact that we have a theatre in such a spectacular setting is solely due to one woman, Rowena Cade, and the story of the.....

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