|How Lerryn Bridge Looks Today|
Anyway, no matter, the photo above is of Lerryn Bridge in Cornwall and surprise, surprise the vintage photo below is how the same scene would have looked in 1890. Not too different really - other than the children may well have moved on since then!
|How Lerryn Bridge Looked in 1890|
In the 1500s and 1600s smuggling was a way of life in the village. One of the lanes is called Brandy Lane, named after the smugglers favourite tipple. In the nearby Ethy woods there is an entrance to a tunnel which is said to lead to Ethy House - where the contraband was stashed and hidden from the Excise Men.
There's usually a story in Cornwall!