Tag Archives: archaeology

[New Book] Cornwall’s First Golden Age – From Arthur to the Normans (A review)

Author: Bernard W. Deacon (former Senior Lecturer, Institute of Cornish Studies, University of Exeter) https://bernarddeacon.wordpress.com/ Publisher:  Francis Boutle Publishers, London, 2016    ISBN:  978 0 9935344 47   Cover price:  14:99  Paperback…

A Cultural Insult a Day?

Are those upcountry trying to crank up the cultural insults rate of fire to one a day, or just two a week? Following on from the UK Government’s inexplicable killing…

Official vandalism by that ‘heritage’ charity from the nation next door

Non Cornish qango ‘English (sic) Heritage’ has commissioned a carving of Merlin in rocks at Tintagel Castle. The sleeping face of the legendary wizard has been carved at the entrance…

Fund success for Penwith Landscape Partnership

Heritage Lottery Fund success for Penwith Landscape Partnership A partnership of local organizations, led by Cornwall Wildlife Trust, has been successful in securing £2.7million, including £140,600 development funding,from the Heritage…

1,200 year old skeletons found at St Piran’s Oratory, Cornwall

Skeletons uncovered during last year’s excavation of St Piran’s Oratory, Perranporth have been dated to around 800 AD.  This nationally significant discovery confirms an early Christian presence at the site…

Westminster Government quango English Heritage crossed the border for meetings

Bardh Meur (Grand Bard) of Gorsedh Kernow hosted meeting with English Heritage A very important and constructive meeting took place today (20 November, 2014) between Bardh Meur (Maureen Fuller) and…

Meeting with English Heritage

MEDIA INFORMATION – Celtic League As widely reported in the press and media on September 2nd, 2014, a high level meeting organised by the Cornwall Branch of the Celtic League…

Taxpayer funded body refuses to reply to taxpayers – Appalling (An open letter)

Open Letter, by Craig Weatherhill Letter to Andrew Vines, “English” Heritage, 26 March 2014. (copies to: Maria Miller, Culture Minister; Andrew George MP; George Eustice MP; Ian Liddell-Grainger MP; SPM,…

Mismanagement of Penwith Moors & ancient sites

An Open Letter: The Kernow Branch of the Celtic League has written an open letter calling for a formal inquiry into what they allege is the “mismanagement” of an historic…

[Trest Sen Peran] A step closer to uncovering iconic Cornish site

Trust moves a step closer to uncovering iconic Cornish site Long-awaited work to uncover St Piran’s Oratory from the sand dunes at Perranporth will hopefully start this Autumn.  The Oratory…