This town was formerly an important mail racket station. Below it are Pendennis Castle and St. Anthony’s Light, on the opposite sides of the entrance.
The only features of attraction here are the parish church and the ruins of a building called the palace. The former was built in the 14th century, has a fine spire and a curious font. The latter is said to have been the residence of the Dukes of Cornwall
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Situated on the side of a hill, the top of which is surmounted by a circular keep and parts of walls, one of which is 12 feet in thickness, the remains of a very old castle.
Truro, the mining capital of Cornwall, and a parliamentary borough. It is now the principal coinage town in the Duchy, where the metal is stamped, previous to being exported.