Maen  Cornwall


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Maen like this:

MAEN, or MAYEN, a village in Sennen parish, Cornwall; 1¾ mile E of Lands-End, and 9 WSW of Penzance. A block of granite, called Table-Maen, preserved here, is said to have been used at a picnic dinner by three Saxon kings, when visiting Lands-End.

Additional information about this locality is available for Sennen

Maen through time

Maen is now part of Penwith district. Click here for graphs and data of how Penwith has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Maen itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Maen, in Penwith and Cornwall | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 26th January 2022

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