Launch of the New Caerhays Castle book

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11 March 2011

One of the most important books on Cornish history to be written in modern times is to be published in March.

The 100,000-word book features 677 pictures and illustrations and reveals a wealth of previously hidden history.

It is entitled Caerhays Castle and explores the history of the buildings, gardens, families and the whole estate.

Written by Caerhays owner Charles Williams, it has been edited by architectural historian Stephen Tyrrrell. As an historical record, the book is highly significant, and not only in Cornish terms. There are elements which are also noteworthy  in the national context.

“It is a wide ranging introduction to over a thousand years of history; it is also an enjoyable read, with sufficient variety of content to satisfy any reader,” says the author.

The 260-page volume has been printed in a limited edition in full colour throughout. It will be available at booksellers and other outlets throughout Cornwall or at www.caerhays.co.uk, price £30.00 plus £7.95 p&p. Publication day is 11th March.

If you would like to download the order form for the book then please click here...