from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A promontory in southwest England northwest of Plymouth. The site of the ruins of a 12th century castle, it is said to be the birthplace of King Arthur.
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Having replenished our stores, which was our chief object in coming in, though the place itself was well worth seeing, we again sailed, and the same evening came off Tintagel Head.
Tintagel Castle is a castle currently in ruins, found on Tintagel Head, located near Tintagel on the Atlantic coast of Cornwall, near the town of Camelford.