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Background imageRural Collection: Helford Creek, Helford, Cornwall. 1912

Helford Creek, Helford, Cornwall. 1912
The entrance to Helford creek at low tide. A topsail schooner can be seen off the estuary and Helford Passage in the distance. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageRural Collection: Reen Manor, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. 1920s

Reen Manor, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. 1920s
Side view of the Grade II listed Reen Manor. The building is probably late Medieval and extended in the 17th century. It has a datestone of 1656 and the initials E.C. (for Edward Cottey)

Background imageRural Collection: Larch Cottages, Helford, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Larch Cottages, Helford, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A view of the east side of the village at low tide from across the creek. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageRural Collection: Churchtown, St Minver, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Churchtown, St Minver, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A view looking down the street with the Post office on the left (this later became part of the Fourways Inn). John Goodmans shop (a draper and carpenter) is on the right with Stone Cottage next door

Background imageRural Collection: Little Petherick, Cornwall. Around 1930s

Little Petherick, Cornwall. Around 1930s
A view looking down the creek to the old grain store. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageRural Collection: Colliford Reservoir, St Neot, Cornwall. 1983

Colliford Reservoir, St Neot, Cornwall. 1983
View of the newly constructed dam before the reservoir filled with water. The two people are thought be the photographer Charles Woolf and his wife, Phyllis

Background imageRural Collection: Luxulyan village, with church tower in the background, Cornwall. 1914

Luxulyan village, with church tower in the background, Cornwall. 1914
A man stands in the roadway on a sunny day with the tower of St Julitta church in the background. St Cyorss Well and the village pump are on the right

Background imageRural Collection: A view of huge granite boulders near Luxulyan Valley, Cornwall. 1909

A view of huge granite boulders near Luxulyan Valley, Cornwall. 1909
A man from the photographic party stands beside a group of huge granite boulders. It is possible that the man is the photographer John Charles Burrow

Background imageRural Collection: Three men by near a huge granite boulder, Luxulyan Valley, Cornwall. 1900

Three men by near a huge granite boulder, Luxulyan Valley, Cornwall. 1900
Three men from the photographic party pose for the camera to give scale to the granite boulder. The man on the left of the picture is almost certainly the photographer Herbert Hughes

Background imageRural Collection: Rock Mill with Treffry Viaduct / Aqueduct in the background, Luxulyan, Cornwall. 1909

Rock Mill with Treffry Viaduct / Aqueduct in the background, Luxulyan, Cornwall. 1909
The photograph is taken from above the Great Western Railway Par to Newquay branch line cutting, looking north. Rock Mill can be seen on the left of the photograph, with a telegraph pole and wires

Background imageRural Collection: Lamorran Wood, Cornwall. Probably 1920s-1930s

Lamorran Wood, Cornwall. Probably 1920s-1930s
A view of a lane through the woods. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageRural Collection: Old Post Office, Helford, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Old Post Office, Helford, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A man stands outside the Helford post office. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageRural Collection: Treamble, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. 1966

Treamble, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. 1966
A thatched, cob walled farm building by the roadside near Treamble. Photographer: Charles Woolf

Background imageRural Collection: Halwill Barton, Lesnewth, Cornwall. 1961

Halwill Barton, Lesnewth, Cornwall. 1961
A general view of the early 17th century Grade II listed house. The house name original spelling was Halwill, as is reflected on a granite stone at the entrance to the drive

Background imageRural Collection: Distant view of St Merryn Church with horse and trap and figures in foreground from Treveglos

Distant view of St Merryn Church with horse and trap and figures in foreground from Treveglos, St Merryn, Cornwall
The man standing is Wesley Hawken, a farmer at St Merryn in 1906. The horses and carriage are supposed to have come from Prideaux Place, Padstow

Background imageRural Collection: Distant view of St Merryn Church with horse and trap and figure from Treveglos, St Merryn

Distant view of St Merryn Church with horse and trap and figure from Treveglos, St Merryn, Cornwall. 1906
Distant view of St Merryn Church from the farmyard at Treveglos. The man standing is Wesley Hawken, a farmer at St Merryn in 1906

Background imageRural Collection: Two women milking cows in a field, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Late 1800s

Two women milking cows in a field, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Late 1800s
A stereoscopic view of two women milking cows in a field in the St Just in Penwith area. Three farm buildings are in the background. It is possible that the cows being milked are Welsh Blacks

Background imageRural Collection: Churchtown Farmhouse, Otterham, Cornwall. 1961

Churchtown Farmhouse, Otterham, Cornwall. 1961
A view of Churchtown Farmhouse including the parlour wing. The Grade II listed farmhouse probably dates from the 16th century with 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th century alterations

Background imageRural Collection: Mennabroom, St Neot, Cornwall. 1961

Mennabroom, St Neot, Cornwall. 1961
A rear view of the Grade II listed, 13th century, farmhouse, taken on a sunny, summers day. Photographer: Charles Woolf. A slightly different view on the same day as TRURI : NEOgv.27a and TRURI

Background imageRural Collection: Cargoll Farm barn, St Newlyn East, Cornwall. Probably early 1900s

Cargoll Farm barn, St Newlyn East, Cornwall. Probably early 1900s
Exterior view of the Grade I listed, late 14th century buttressed barn at Cargoll Farm. Marked on the O/S 1907 second edition six inch map as the former site of a Palace, Manor House and Prison

Background imageRural Collection: Middle Tremollett Farm. North Hill, Cornwall. 1974

Middle Tremollett Farm. North Hill, Cornwall. 1974
A close up view of the front and side elevation of a derelict cottage at Middle Tremollett Farm, with two men working on the wall in the lower part. Photographer: Charles Woolf

Background imageRural Collection: Dinham House, St Minver, Cornwall. 1981

Dinham House, St Minver, Cornwall. 1981
A view through the archway at Dinham House, on the Camel Estuary near Wadebridge, Rock, and Polzeath. It was originally built in the 1630s as a hunting lodge or summer residence for Devon landowners

Background imageRural Collection: View from the slopes of Stowes Pound, Stowes Hill, Bodmin Moor, near Minions, Linkinhorne

View from the slopes of Stowes Pound, Stowes Hill, Bodmin Moor, near Minions, Linkinhorne, Cornwall. 1965
View over the North Darley area, taken from the Neolithic monument, Stowes Pound. Photographer: Charles Woolf

Background imageRural Collection: The Bush Inn, Crosstown, Morwenstow, Cornwall. 1958

The Bush Inn, Crosstown, Morwenstow, Cornwall. 1958
General view of the 13th century thatched building, with a notice stating Closed on Sundays. A fire in 1968 destroyed the thatched roof

Background imageRural Collection: Tresawsan, Merther, Cornwall. Around 1920s

Tresawsan, Merther, Cornwall. Around 1920s
Tresawsan, the birthplace of historian William Hals (1655-1737). The lady is Elsie Jolly and the people are thought to be a visiting group from the Old Cornwall Society. Mr J.F

Background imageRural Collection: Little Petherick, Cornwall. Before 1904

Little Petherick, Cornwall. Before 1904
Ladies riding in a donkey cart at the turning below the church, looking east over the bridge before the church hall was built in 1904

Background imageRural Collection: Cottages at Penwartha, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. 1901

Cottages at Penwartha, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. 1901
A general view of cottages at Penwartha. Children are playing in the back garden of one of the thatched cottage and two are outside the back gate. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageRural Collection: A view along the village street from the Padstow side, Little Petherick, Cornwall. 1968

A view along the village street from the Padstow side, Little Petherick, Cornwall. 1968
A long view through the village from the Padstow side, with the church on the left and fields in the distance showing houses along the street. Photographer: Charles Woolf

Background imageRural Collection: Little Petherick, Cornwall. Around 1900

Little Petherick, Cornwall. Around 1900
A view from high ground west over the bridge to the mill and church. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageRural Collection: A view of Churchtown, Little Petherick, Cornwall. 1968

A view of Churchtown, Little Petherick, Cornwall. 1968
A countryside view of Churchtown in the distance, from the St Issey side, with the church visible between the trees. Photographer: Charles Woolf

Background imageRural Collection: A man stands beside an enormous granite boulder, Luxulyan Valley, Cornwall. Probably 1900s

A man stands beside an enormous granite boulder, Luxulyan Valley, Cornwall. Probably 1900s
The man gives scale to the enormous granite boulder. Although he is not holding any photographic equipment, he is thought to be a member of the photographic party. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageRural Collection: Medros Farmhouse and Methrose Farmhouse, Luxulyan, Cornwall. 1959

Medros Farmhouse and Methrose Farmhouse, Luxulyan, Cornwall. 1959
A view of the farmhouse and courtyard walls. The courtyard walls are attached to the south and east of Medros Farmhouse and Methrose Farmhouse

Background imageRural Collection: Medieval Remains at Lower Greadow Farm, Luxulyan, Cornwall. 1972

Medieval Remains at Lower Greadow Farm, Luxulyan, Cornwall. 1972
Lower Greadow Farm, showing the remains of a medieval monastery building which belonged to Tywardreath Priory. The farm is in Luxulyan Parish

Background imageRural Collection: Lower Greadow Farmhouse, Luxulyan, Cornwall. 1972

Lower Greadow Farmhouse, Luxulyan, Cornwall. 1972
Lower Greadow Farmhouse, showing the remains of a medieval monastery building which belonged to Tywardreath Priory. The farm is in Luxulyan Parish

Background imageRural Collection: Farm buildings close to St Merryn Church, St Merryn, Cornwall. Probably early 1900s

Farm buildings close to St Merryn Church, St Merryn, Cornwall. Probably early 1900s
Farmhouse viewed from the lane. A donkey and cart can be seen by the hedgerow with the parish church on the skyline

Background imageRural Collection: The Hunt at Terras Bridge, between Morval and Duloe, Cornwall. Around 1890

The Hunt at Terras Bridge, between Morval and Duloe, Cornwall. Around 1890
A view of the horses and riders and hounds of the hunt by Terras Bridge, over the River Looe, with Trenant Lodge in the background. Photographer: Surgeon Captain John Campbell

Background imageRural Collection: Old house and buildings at Tregaminion, Morvah, Cornwall. 1958

Old house and buildings at Tregaminion, Morvah, Cornwall. 1958
Grade II listed stone built house and adjoining barn with other farm buildings by the side of the road. Note the 17th century scrolled kneelers on the gable end of the barn

Background imageRural Collection: Lower Tregantle Farmhouse, Lanlivery, Cornwall. 1979

Lower Tregantle Farmhouse, Lanlivery, Cornwall. 1979
An oblique view of the Grade II listed farmhouse and outbuilding from the garden. Photographer: Charles Woolf

Background imageRural Collection: Young Farmers Club, Lostwithiel, Cornwall. March 1991

Young Farmers Club, Lostwithiel, Cornwall. March 1991
The committee and members of Lostwithiel Young Farmers at the 54th annual dinner dance held at the Restormel Lodge Hotel. Seated from left to right: Steven Kendall, Guest Speaker; Kathy Brown

Background imageRural Collection: Farm house, Trenarren, St Austell. 1966

Farm house, Trenarren, St Austell. 1966
The farm house standing on the lane to Trevissick Farm. The photograph is taken from the lane just above the village. The track going through the the farm buildings links up with Trevissick Farm

Background imageRural Collection: Penelewey Barton Farmhouse, Kea, Cornwall. Around 1920s

Penelewey Barton Farmhouse, Kea, Cornwall. Around 1920s
View of the Grade II listed house and garden wall from the garden, with two horses and dog. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageRural Collection: Lamorran Manor House and Lamorran Creek, Cornwall. Possibly 1920s-1930s

Lamorran Manor House and Lamorran Creek, Cornwall. Possibly 1920s-1930s
The photograph is taken looking out of the creek to the River Fal with the Manor House on the left. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageRural Collection: Lamorran Woods, Cornwall. 1920s-1930s

Lamorran Woods, Cornwall. 1920s-1930s
Two ladies stand looking along a track through the woods. The ladies clothing indicates that the photograph was taken in the 1920s or 1930s. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageRural Collection: Churchtown, St Minver, Cornwall. June 1906

Churchtown, St Minver, Cornwall. June 1906
A view of a thatched cottage with the church spire in the background. Two children are on a grassy bank in front of a stone wall, by a house to the right. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageRural Collection: Higher Stanbear, Bodmin Moor, near Henwood, Linkinhorne, Cornwall. 1965

Higher Stanbear, Bodmin Moor, near Henwood, Linkinhorne, Cornwall. 1965
Higher Stanbear, with Sharp Tor in the background. Photographer: Charles Woolf

Background imageRural Collection: Wardbrook Farm, Bodmin Moor, near Minions, Linkinhorne, Cornwall. 1965

Wardbrook Farm, Bodmin Moor, near Minions, Linkinhorne, Cornwall. 1965
A view looking north down Witheybrook valley with Wardbrook Farm in the middle ground of the picture. Photographer: Charles Woolf

Background imageRural Collection: The Helford River from a footpath near Durgan, Mawnan, Cornwall. Early 1900s

The Helford River from a footpath near Durgan, Mawnan, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A view of the mouth of the Helford River from a footpath near Durgan. Photographer: Unknown but possibly Arthur William Jordan

Background imageRural Collection: The marshes below Trewornan Bridge, St Minver, Cornwall. Date unknown but probably early 1900s

The marshes below Trewornan Bridge, St Minver, Cornwall. Date unknown but probably early 1900s
A black and white glass lantern slide of the River Camel, or River Amble, below Trewornan Bridge, at low tide. Photographer: Unknown



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