Carn Galver

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Gentle giant of a well-known Cornish place-name story. Carn Galver is the playful and gentle giant protector of two villages, Morvah and Zennor, when he throws a stone and accidentally kills a small boy. He pines for the boy for seven years and dies of a broken heart; now commemorated in a logan- or rocking-stone, 5 miles NW of Penzance.

Subjects: Religion.

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