Category Archives: Cornwall

Pencoys with Carnmenellis (Four Lanes) War Memorial & St. Andrews Church

Interesting to see this inscription remembering the men of the United States Army who were billeted around here in 1944. One killed so far from home, one so near, and yet so far.  So sad.

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Wendron War Memorial

Nothing relevant to show you in the churchyard, and the church itself, that of St. Wendrona, was sadly locked.

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Penmarth – Carnmenellis Churchyard

So if this is a churchyard where, exactly, is the church? Well once upon a time it was right here, but in 1970 it was ravaged by fire, and demolished the following year. Okay.

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Stithians War Memorial & Churchyard

Shut, I’m afraid.

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Feock War Memorial & Churchyard

Now you see ’em…

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Sennen – St. Sennen Church, War Memorial & Cemetery

The war memorial and cemetery are just a field away.      This, by the way, is about as far west as you can get anywhere in England.  Due west from here?  Newfoundland!  I wish.

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Gulval War Memorial & Churchyard

Sadly the church was shut… …and I include this photo only because I suspect Benjamin was probably one of the many miners who left these parts for foreign lands and never returned. Past the church, down these steps… …and across … Continue reading

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