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.
With a population of 10,353, chiefly depending on the coasting trade and pilchard fishery. It is a quaint old town. The church is very old, but handsome. Perkin Warbeck landed here at the time of the Cornish rebellion. Treganna Castle, the seat of Mr. Stephens, occupies a lofty situation outside the town, and commands an extensive prospect
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A little more than a mile to our left is Marazion, or Market Jew, of some importance in the middle ages as the place of resort for pilgrims proceeding to St. Michael’s Mount.
This flourishing port is at the farther end of Cornwall, on the west side of Mount’s Bay, at the terminus of the West Cornwall Railway.