Cornish legend : Full Report

The story of Sir James Tillie is one of those great Cornish legends where truth is stranger than fiction. His remains have been discovered sitting up in a vault, just as he demanded in his will.

The mausoleum he built near the Tamar is being restored after three hundred years of decay.


Cornwall's own Richard III?

Archaeologists believe they have proof that a 300 year old rumour surrounding the mysterious burial of a local landowner has turned out to be true.