(Cornish: Karrek Loos yn Koos) - OS Grid Ref: SW 51515 29783
Known affectionately by locals as 'The Mount', the earliest building on St Michael's Mount, nr Penzance, date back over 900 years. The Cornish name of Karrek (Carrek) Loos yn Koos actually means; the grey rock in a wood, which may represent folklore memory of a time before Mount's Bay actually being surrounded by sea, but maybe indicating that the Mount could have been in a woodland setting.
Civil parish: St Michael's Mount
Unitary authority: Cornwall
Ceremonial county: Cornwall
Region: South West
Post town: MARAZION
Postcode district: TR17