One of the many mysteries of Snodhill Castle is why such an obviously enchanting place seems not to have attracted hordes of colourists in search of the romantic.

Here are three images of the castle from the last two hundred years or so…we’d love to see more; if you know of any, or have some snaps in dusty albums,

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The castle in 1848 – Lady Francis Vernon Harcourt

Wood engraving the castle by Kenneth Lindley c 1972 (ex Principal of Hereford Art School) (reproduced by kind permission)

Snodhill Castle c 1800 – artist unknown

Snodhill Castle c 1800 – artist unknown