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St Michael's Mount, nr Penzance, west Cornwall

(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

Country: England

Post town: MARAZION

Postcode district: TR17







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