Huer's House

Huer's House information

Location
Cornwall , England
Address
headland between Towan and Fistral
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On the headland between Towan and Fistral stands the 14th-century Huer's House, a lookout once used for spotting approaching pilchard shoals. Until they were fished out in the 20th century, these shoals were enormous: one catch of 1868 netted a record 16.5 million fish.