Slaughterbridge, Cornwall, England

B3324 at Slaughterbridge

Fatal Wounds

According to Coxe, King Arthur sustained his fatal wounds at Slaughterbridge. Some think that nearby Camelford was the site of Arthur’s fabled court of Camelot, both because of the similarity of name and the proximity of Slaughterbridge.


For further information, please read Haunted Britain by Antony D. Hippisley Coxe.


Visitor Information

Slaughterbridge is a settlement in north Cornwall, England.

It is situated just over a mile northwest of the market town of Camelford, on the B3314 road from the A39 to Delabole (now part of a busy route from the A30 near Launceston to north Cornwall).

Pictured left is the B3314 at Slaughterbridge courtesy of Andy F. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.