North Cornwall Rocks

King Doniert's Stone


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Two richly carved pieces of a 9th century 'Celtic' cross, with an inscription commemorating Dungarth, King of Dumnonia in the south-west of Britain, who drowned in about AD 875. 

The two fragments, one of which is known as King Doniert’s Stone, are the only surviving examples of 9th-century stone crosses in Cornwall. 

This site is very close to both Trethevy Quoit and The Hurlers.

Access: - The stones can be seen from the road. There is a high step up to the ground surrounding the Stone. 

Parking: - layby next to the stones

Toilets: - none on site

Food: - none on site

Dogs: - dogs on leads are welcome

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