Truro in Fifty Build­ings

Cornwall Life - - BOOKS -

By Chris­tine Par­nell (Am­ber­ley Pub­lish­ing £14.99)

A read­able sur­vey of Truro’s ar­chi­tec­tural trea­sures with plenty of en­joy­able nuggets of in­for­ma­tion. From well-known land­marks like the Gothic Re­vival cathe­dral and the As­sem­bly Rooms to hid­den gems like Truro swim­ming club it ex­plores the chang­ing ways peo­ple have lived and worked in the city. Full of fas­ci­nat­ing facts and pho­tos of both beau­ti­ful and truly hor­ri­ble build­ings it’s a use­ful lit­tle book for any­one who would like to know a bit more about the his­tory of the city.

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