This volume has its origins in a two day conference organised in March 2015 by the Cornish Buildings Group.
Its purpose was to celebrate the publication of Peter Beacham’s 2014 revision of Nikolaus Pevsner’s Buildings of England, Cornwall, first published in 1951.
The conference championed the Cornish built environment, proving that Cornwall has a rich and varied architectural heritage and examples of some of the most important building types in the country.
Each chapter has been written by a recognised expert in their field, taken together this collection of essays constitute the most important contribution to Cornish architectural history for several generations.
Edited by Paul Holden, FSA, Collections Manager for the National Trust at Lanhydrock House and Chairman of the Cornish Buildings Group.
Over 90 illustrations.