Round Cairn 130m North East of Peninnis Head Lighthouse, St Mary's

Isles of Scilly

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Field System

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

Isles Of Scilly


St Mary's

Parliamentary Constituency

St Ives

Grid Reference

SV912912 (91169, 9487)

WGS84 Coordinates

49.9051, -6.30188

Nearest Postcode

TR21 0NH

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The scheduled monument includes a prehistoric field system extending along the coastal flank at the tip of Peninnis Head, a broad promontory on the south coast of St Mary's in the Isles of Scilly. The field system is defined by rubble banks, generally turf covered but with most lengths incorporating a row of projecting spaced boulders and edge-set slabs.

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