This is unquestionably the best tool for land research in Cornwall. You can use this to highlight important locations. Incredibly simple layers that may be found in the drop-down menu on the left. It shows everything from buildings to battlefields, click here to be taken to their website.
LiDAR is a technology which uses laser light to create a 3D representation of the earth’s surface. In other words it can be used to find archaeological features such as mounds, walls and ditches. These normally remain hidden and not visible using other methods. Click here to be taken to their website
The National Library of Scotland website has a side-by-side map viewer, allowing you to compare old maps with the present. This dual-viewer also has two cursors, so you can accurately pin-point a specific location with ease between two maps. Simply select the historic map on the left and choose a style of modern map you wish to compare it to on the right. Click here to be taken to their website.
The Heritage Gateway is the only place where you can search across national and local heritage information datasets to find an overview of England’s historic environment. Click here to be taken to their website.