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HER Number:166179
Name:PORTHCURNO - Modern telegraph station

Summary - not yet available

Grid Reference:SW 3866 2233
Parish:St Levan, Penwith, Cornwall
Map:Show location on Streetmap

Protected Status: None recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Defence of Britain Project (1995-2003): AH91
  • Primary Record No. (1985-2009): 166179

Monument Type(s):

Full description

A small concrete hut belonging to the Cable and Wireless Telecommunications Company. This hut contained the terminals of up to 21 cables laid under the ocean, to countries worldwide. This site was very important during both World Wars and was heavily defended.

Site history:
1: 1996. A HARVEY

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Related records: none recorded