Cornish-Cromlechs-1857

Located on the moors above Eagles Nest. Accessible from a track that starts from the coast road opposite the house or from the Tinner’s Way across Mill Downs.

A quoit, also known as a cromlech or dolmen was a megalithic dead house that contained the disarticulated bones of members of the local community. More than just a burial chamber, a quoit was a place linking the the ancestors to the living.