Morvah, Penwith,
Cornwall

National grid reference: NG 426350

The translation from the Cornish is "Stone of the hole". This is the centre stone of an alignment of three and has been pierced from both sides probably with stone tools to produce a near perfect circular hole. The present alignment is almost certainly not as when constructed with at least one stone having been repositioned in the last few centuries. The true purpose of the hole is still unresolved, as with other holed stones of Cornwall. It has been suggested that it was once the entrance portal for a tomb or more likely an astronomical layout of a ritual centre. There is the usual folktale assertion of healing the sick if they are passed through the hole.
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