5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe Discussion in 'Railtours & Preservation' started by Stuart Galbraith, 31 Mar 2009. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. ... Saturday 16 December 2017 GWR Castle Class 4-6-0 no 5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe TIMES Steam hauled: Tyseley-York-Tyseley Realtime Train info: 1Z43 1Z45 5Z44 5Z44 5Z45 Mount Edgcumbe annual events calendar Throughout the year Mount Edgcumbe provides a full calendar of events. History talks, fun runs, craft workshops, Camellia walks, bushcraft days, seashore exploration and much, much more - visit our website www.mountedgcumbe.gov.uk or phone 01752 822236 for up-to-date information. Earl of Mount Edgcumbe is a title in the Peerage of Great Britain.It was created in 1789 for George Edgcumbe, 3rd Baron Edgcumbe. This branch of the Edgcumbe family descends from Sir Piers Edgcumbe of Cotehele in Cornwall (descended from the younger son of Richard Edgcumbe (fl.1324) of Edgcumbe in the parish of Milton Abbot in Devon), who acquired an estate near Plymouth through marriage in ... Edgcumbe (Great Britain 1789), eighth Viscount Mount Edgcumbe and Valletort (Great Britain 1781), tenth Baron Edgcumbe, of Mount Edgcumbe, in the county of Cornwall (Great Britain 1742) succeeded to his titles in 1982. The present earl was an estate manager in New Zealand, and now lives in England. Mount Edgcumbe House is the former home of the Earls of Mount Edgcumbe, within an 865 acre country park on the Rame Peninsula, South East Cornwall. The park is open year round and is free to the public; there is a charge to visit The House and Earl's Garden.