Tag Archives: Knave’s Castle

Death, Destruction, Crime And Notable News

Here’s a bit of a plug for an old friend of the blog, Paul Robinson, who created a site of which I’m rather fond – way back in September 2010 following a comment from Paul upon the blog, I was introduced to the site digDeeper…
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Whose Fault is it, anyway?

Here’s one for the Knaves Castle/The Fault/The Fort inquisitors out there. It’s been a while since I raided the mapping archives, so I thought I’d go rooting through the cartographic record, and see if I could find ‘The Fort’. Sadly, … Continue reading

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King of the castle

Here’s a great spot from Kate, of Lichfield Lore. Found on the always excellent Openlibrary.org, it’s a 1908 book called ‘The Victoria History of the County of Stafford’ and contains descriptions and plans of all the antiquities in Staffordshire. Including the … Continue reading

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I fort so…

Had a great email yesterday from Tony Turner, an ex-Brownhillian who’s now moved up north. I think this, coupled with the great work from Andy Dennis, pretty conclusively nails the question of ‘The Fort’, and it’s location. Hi Bob, I … Continue reading

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I’m digging digDeeper

Following his comment this evening on my post ‘The past is a different place‘, the work of the enigmatic Paul has been engaging me all evening. His digDeeper site not only sheds some light on lost Brownhills earthwork, Knave’s Castle, but lots … Continue reading

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The past is a different place

Recently, I came across a digitally scanned facsimile of a 1851 guide to the county of Staffordshire, ‘White’s 1851 History, Gazetteer & Directory Staffordshire and the City and County of the City of Lichfield’ which is a kind of combined … Continue reading

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