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Public meeting amphitheatre, situated near Redruth with associations to John Wesley. John Wesley preached there 18 times between 1762 and 1789, although Gwennap Pit is about 1.7 miles (2.7 km) to the north west at the hamlet of Busveal near St. Day.…

With hand written message in pencil to the reverse of the postcard to a recipient in Carclaze near St. Austell


St Euny Parish Church is one the oldest surviving buildings in the town and is set in beautiful grounds along the picturesque Church Lane. The ancient church was founded in the 6th century by its patron saint, St Euny, and Christian worship has…

St. Euny Church near Redruth, overview

At the highest point of the hill is a 90-feet high (27m) Celtic cross erected as a monument to Francis Basset, 1st Baron de Dunstanville and Basset (1757–1835). Basset, a mine owner, gained his titles for erecting earthworks to defend Plymouth from…

A 14th-century grade II listed granite stone building which was extensively remodelled in the 18th century as a hunting lodge in the style of a castle for the Basset family. The building is in private use as a restaurant
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