In 2016, there were approximately 34 individual choughs resident in Cornwall, with around seven breeding pairs.
During the Prayer Book Conflict, the English army killed 900 unarmed Cornish prisoners at Clyst Heath in Devon. This became known as the Clyst Heath Massacre.
When South Crofty Mine closed, people had been taking tin out of the ground in Cornwall for almost 4,000 years.
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.