Ghosts (please see note on this page about tours and other visits)
The history of Dudley Castle
Dudley Castle, like many castles in England, was founded shortly after the Norman Conquest of 1066. A formidable French knight by the name of Ansculf, who came from Picquigney, near Amiens, gained the estate of Dudley in 1070, following the unsuccessful rebellion of the Saxon lord, Earl Edwin of Mercia ...
A tour of Dudley Castle
You can download a short history of Dudley Castle, and a guided tour of the castle, in PDF (Adobe Reader) format by clicking HERE.
Virtual Tour - material for the virtual tour designed by Colin Johnson to be part of the Visitor Centre.
An Illustrated Chronicle of the Castle and Barony of Dudley - The Book
For more detailed information about Dudley Castle, read the book!
This book, describing the history of Dudley Castle and the Barony was written by John Hemingway, the Archaeological Officer of Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, and was published in 2006 by The Friends of Dudley Castle. 178 pages, including many (colour and black and white) pictures, with a soft cover. £12.50 (excluding postage and packing).
DVDs and CDs
The Friends of Dudley Castle hope to produce a DVD about Dudley Castle, narrated by John Hemingway, the Archaeological Officer of Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council. All being well this should appear during 2007, and information will appear on this web site when it is available.
More pictures of Dudley Castle