Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for BOSCAWEN

BOSCAWEN, a manor in St. Buryan parish, Cornwall. It has belonged, since the time of King John, to the Boscawens, who became Viscounts Falmouth in 1720; and gives them the title of Baron. A famous Druidical circle of 16 stones, called the Nine Maidens, occurs on the farm of Boscawen-Un.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

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Feature Description: "a manor"   (ADL Feature Type: "land parcels")
Administrative units: St Buryan AP/CP       Cornwall AncC

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