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The Isles of Scilly have a greater density of ancient sites than anywhere else in the British Isles.

 

They include:

 

  • Bronze Age entrance graves at Bant's Carn, Innisidgen, Buzza Hill and Porth Hellick on St Mary's,  Obadiah's Barrow on Gugh, Works Carn on Bryher and many others

 

  • Standing stones at Long Rock on St Mary's and the Old Man of Gugh

 

  • Submerged prehistoric huts and field boundaries off Samson, Tresco, Bryher, Teän ....

 

  • An Iron Age/Romano-British village at Halangy Down

 

  • A Bronze Age and Iron Age settlement re-used as a Romano-British shrine on Nornour

 

  • Early Christian chapels on St Helen's, Teän and St Martin's

 

  • Tudor and Civil War castles on St Mary's and Tresco

 

  • a unique sequence of defences dating from the late 16th century to the Second World War on the Garrison, St Mary's

 

  • Ruined post-mediaeval houses on Samson

 

  • A maze, windmills, kelp pits, gun batteries, lighthouses, smugglers' caches ..... and much more!

 

 

 

 SITES OF SCILLY

Sites Of Scilly - 16th century blockhouse on Tresc Sites Of Scilly - Rock-cut millstone on Tresco Sites Of Scilly - St Agnes lighthouse cresset now Sites Of Scilly - All Saints church on Bryher Sites Of Scilly - Mount Todden watch house on St M Sites Of Scilly - Statue menhir on St Martin's