Polgooth, Cornwall
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Polgooth and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Rose View

1970 - 1984: As you look at this photo the last building on the right, the barn like cottage with the small window, is Rose View. My mum and dad bought it for £1,000 in 1970, and set to work modernising it as I was due 1971 and my ...Read full memory

Great Part Of The Village

1970's and 80's: We had a great childhood playing at this end of the village. It was quiet except for the cars of people that lived up here. Everyone knew each other. My old house is in the background, all you can see ...Read full memory

The Post Office

1971 - 1984: Whilst I lived in village the Post Office was where you got all you needed in an emergency. As a little one, I personally loved the vending machines on the wall. In those days we all used to be sent out for ...Read full memory