Mullion Harbour cottage

Mullion Harbour cottage

The old fisherman's cottage on the harbour side at Mullion Cove on the Lizard. I'm not sure if anyone actually lived in here or if it was just used as a net loft. There is a small chimney at the back, which makes me think what a nice, snug place it would be to watch a storm during a south-westerly gale.

The piers and cottage date back to when pilchards were big business. Things are a lot quieter these days although there is still a small fishing fleet based at Mullion.

To the right you can make out the large lump of volcanic rock known as "Scovarn", which I believe translates to "ear". Presumably the rock is ear-shaped from certain angles?!

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