Carn Euny

Carn Euny

Carn Euny Fogue Entrance

Carn Euny is an ancient Iron Age Village, established before 500BC and occupied well into the Roman period. Noted for its well-preserved fogou (from the Cornish for cave) which may have been used for storage of goods and livestock, for ceremonial purposes or even for a hide-out in times of trouble. Since Carn Euny’s rediscovery by tin prospectors in the early nineteenth century, more than ten houses on the site have been excavated.

Carn Euny Beehive Hut

‘Beehive Hut’

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