After being arrested in 1548, William Kilter was jailed at Launceston Castle. It’s said Kilter was so strong that he could lie on his back and throw a heavy stone over one of the castle’s towers.
Helen Glover was the first British rower to hold the Olympic, World and European Championship titles at the same time.
Lanhydrock House was rebuilt in the 1880s after a devastating fire. For protection, the replacement had its own “modern” fire engines and fire extinguishers.
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.