Thursday, May 25, 2006

Blandings Castle Found?

Blandings Castle?

"...They fed all the information into their mapping system and the computer identified just one area that matched all the clues: Hifnal near Telford, which led them to Apley Hall. Daryl Lloyd said: "It was a very nice result. We looked up the house on the internet and there it was - Blandings Castle, tower and battlements, exactly like the description in the books." Mr Greatbatch added: "What was uncanny was that Norman Murphy looked at Apley and thought it matched but later settled on Weston Park. But he was looking at different features, like the architecture and features in the books that were not to do with geography. We looked at completely different clues and came up with the same name..."