National Geographic : 1933 Apr
©Central Aerophoto GRIM BORDER CASTLE SAW "FIRST NIGHT" OE MILTON'S GAY "COMUS" The father of Sir Philip Sidney once was the warden of the Ludlow stronghold (see text, page 428). Inthe castle area inthe foreground the cir cular structure left of center is the Norman chapel; in the left corner are the rooms occupied by the youthful sons ofEdward IV, who later were murdered in the Tower of London. It was in the Council Hall (center foreground), now roofless, that Milton's masque ofrevelry was performed. Around the castle's base flows the River Teme. In the right foreground is a semicircle of punts moored at a river landing.