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Ludlow Castle f71

Ludlow Castle f71

Artist: Blore, Edward

Medium: Pencil on paper

Date: 1870

Shelfmark: Additional MS 42023

Item number: f71

Length: 15.3

Width: 21.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Drawing

Drawing of the North Range of Ludlow Castle in Shropshire. This section of the castle is of a later date, and has domestic buildings such as the Central Hall, Solar wing, kitchens, Tudor lodgings. During the16th and 17th century Ludlow was important as a royal residence and was a centre for the administration of the Marches (border area between England and Wales). As such it was heavily refurbished and the accommodation was improved, particularly in the late 16th century.

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