Skip to comments.Uncovering Nottingham’s hidden medieval sandstone caves
Posted on 05/13/2010 1:06:08 PM PDT by decimon
The very latest laser technology combined with old fashioned pedal power is being used to provide a unique insight into the layout of Nottinghams sandstone caves where the citys renowned medieval ale was brewed and, where legend has it, the countrys most famous outlaw Robin Hood was imprisoned.
The Nottingham Caves Survey, being carried out by archaeologists from Trent & Peak Archaeology at The University of Nottingham, has already produced extraordinary, three dimensional, fly through, colour animation of caves that have been hidden from view for centuries.
Below the grounds of Nottingham Castle and across the city there is a labyrinth of medieval tunnels, dungeons, maltings and cellars people even carved primitive living quarters out of Nottinghams sandstone cliffs.
(Excerpt) Read more at communications.nottingham.ac.uk ...
I ain’t goin’ in there with no Friar Tuck.
Thanks decimon. There's been a topic about this, but probably at least two years ago, and I don't remember the graphics' being this good. :')
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Oops. Sorry, but I don’t want a tour, thanks just the same. I have claustrophobia. Someone can go in and take still photos, but I want no part of a fly-in tour.
So then...you like Friar Tuck. Is it the robe?
I never even heard of Robin Hood caves. Pretty interesting.
Me and my cat are sitting here watching the virtual tour.
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