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Carnglaze Slate Caverns consist of three vast underground caverns excavated over a period of 300 years
up until the end of the 19th century, one of which (the Rum Store) is now used as a concert venue.
St Neotʼs Church is nicely situated, tucked in under Bodmin Moor. It is famous for its Celtic Crosses
and the stained glass windows depicting miracles St Neot achieved with birds and animals.
According to legend St Neot was very small, possibly only 15 inches tall, and used to spend his days praying whilst immersed in water up to his neck in the nearby holy well.
Takes all sorts, I suppose.
Trethevy Quoit is apparently this is known locally known as The Giantʼs House (must be quite a small giant, as they go). The 3.7m
(12ft) long capstone is perched rather precariously on top of the other three stones 4.6m
(15ft) off the ground at its highest.
A fourth stone that supported the "tail-end" fell many years ago.
External Links and References
Detailed article on the excellent Historic Cornwall site https://www.historic-cornwall.org.uk/a2m/neolithic/chambered_tomb/trethevy_quoit/trethevy_quoit.htm