Tintagel


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Tintagel

(tĭntā`jəl), small town, Cornwall, SW England. It is S of Tintagel Head, a promontory connected to the mainland by a narrow, rocky neck of land. The ruined Tintagel Castle, which extends from the promontory across the isthmus, was built in the 12th cent. on the site of a Celtic monastery. The area is the reputed birthplace of King Arthur. Within the town's vicinity are several old structures, including a 14th-century stone hut that serves as a post office.
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Located on the north Cornwall coastline and half a mile from the popular village of Tintagel, the holiday complex benefits from sea views.
The castle at Tintagel, the Cornish translation being Dintagel, was constructed during the later medieval period of the 13th century by Richard Earl of Cornwall and was also supposedly the legendary site of King Arthur's Camelot.
Simon Keegan, author of Pennine Dragon: The Real King Arthur of the North and journalist with the Mirror's Manchester office, at Tintagel Castle in Cornwall, long regarded as the birthplace of Arthur
About seven years ago Brian was reunited with his friend Dennis, with whom he rode to Tintagel, and the pair are back cycling together.
It's a lovely place and it does it well but, as a detective looking at headline evidence, Tintagel gets hardly a mention.
Lester was very good to me in the Ebor, winning it by a long way on Richmond Sturdy's Tintagel II in 1970.
Bob, of Tintagel, Cornwall, said: "They used to joke that you couldn't eat three Shredded Wheat - but I've had thousands.
The same patience informed Wilson's sculpting of Bax's Tintagel, Wagner meeting Debussy, but a million miles from the latter's equally Celtic Pelleas et Melisande.
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They include such masterpieces as Valses Nobles et Sentimentales, Madame Chrysantheme, Illuminations, and Homage to the Queen, and such important works as The Wanderer, Nocturne, Don Juan, Apparitions, Picnic at Tintagel, and Rinaldo and Armida, and even such early chamber pieces for Rambert as Les Masques.
What's more, Miss Testvalley has been a governess in the households of the Duke of Tintagel and the Marquess of Brightlingsea.