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The Tristan Stone

Located north-west of the town of Fowey, near Lostwithiel. Heading towards the coast of Cornwall (UK) is an obelisk-shaped stone monument resting on a circular base. On it is an inscription which is reported to date from the sixth-century. The inscription, although some what difficult to read now, is believed by some to say, 'Drustanus lies here, son of Cunomorus'. Etymologists claim that Drustanus is the Latinization of the Pictish name, Tristan, and that Cunomorus is a Latinization of the name Kynvawr.