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Zennor is a civil parish village. The parish includes the villages of Zennor, Boswednack and Porthmeor as well as the hamlet of Treen. It is roughly 6 miles north of Penzance on the North coast. and the name 'Zennor' derives from the Cornish for the local saint, St Senara. ‘Zennor Head’ is a coastal promontory north of the village. The cliffs rise over 200 feet from the sea and the highest point of the headland is 314 feet above sea level. This is a fabulous viewpoint and excuse to put on your walking boots and take a picnic to enjoy the view. If you are in the area, do make sure to have a look out for the ‘Zennor Quoit’ monument. This stone phenomenon dates back to the Neolithic era and lies roughly a mile east of the village of Zennor. The Quoit is perhaps the finest surviving example of the Cornish variant of the portal dolmen or portal tomb. The Cornish form of these portals (doorways) which are dotted all over the British Isles, have an additional pair of flanking stones palced on either side of the front closure stone. These flanking stones create a small enclosed space or "forecourt" at the front of the tomb. The earliest records and details of this quoit were made by a Mr Borlase in 1796.

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