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Royal Cornwall Museum

River Stree
Truro, Cornwall TR1 2SJ United Kingdom
01872 272205 http://www.royalcornwallmuseum.org.uk/

November 2018

Lecture Series: Rural Idyll to Post Industrial landscape in 200 years – how our industrial revolution changed the face of Cornwall

November 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Rural Idyll to Post Industrial landscape in 200 years – how our industrial revolution changed the face of Cornwall by Archaeologist and Trustee of the RIC Nick Johnson The talk will explore how the landscape of Cornwall has been changed by industrialisation, tourism, war and government over the last 200 years.  In 1800 over half of Cornwall was a land of moors, downland and dunes with the remainder being medieval derived settlements and farms along the valleys. The mining and quarrying revolution…

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