Before Sir Humphry Davy invented the miners’ safety lamp, many coal miners were killed in underground explosions caused by dangerous gases.
The Duchy Palace site in Lostwithiel included Cornwall’s Stannary Parliament, law court, tax office, exchequer and jail.
The Minack Theatre has just one granite seat, dedicated to the gardener Billy Rawlings, who helped create the theatre with its founder, Rowena Cade.
The Cornish landscape has changed dramatically from centuries past to the present day. By looking at maps through history we can track Cornwall’s progress.