Carn Brea Castle, Carn Brea - Cornwall (UA)

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Neolithic hilltop enclosure with later settlement and defensive structures, a prehistoric field system, a medieval castle and deer park and mineral workings on Carn Brea
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1006704
  • Local Planning Authority: Cornwall (UA)
  • Site Type: Wide mix of uses


  • Unitary Authority: Cornwall (UA)
  • Parish: Carn Brea
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Camborne and Redruth
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Archaeology
  • Condition: Generally unsatisfactory with major localised problems
  • Principal Vunerability: Scrub/tree growth
  • Trend: Stable
  • Ownership: Local authority
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument, 2 LBs, CA, WHS