Errwood Hall research

Errwood Hall research

Above: Forestry England’s 3D model solved the mystery of the extra arch. I’m managing to create quite a collection of old photos and documents for the new augmented reality app on Errwood Hall. They’re all helping to work out the room layout (see...
Errwood Hall layout

Errwood Hall layout

Above: This view of Errwood Hall from the other side of Shooters Clough provides a good idea of the layout. I’d guess it dates to the late 1920s. I’ve circled where we now think the Catholic chapel may have been situated, rather than the top storey turret....
Bringing the ruins to life

Bringing the ruins to life

Above: The app will bring the ruins of Errwood Hall to life. You have to wonder what Samuel Grimshawe would have made of the recently announced plan to create an augmented reality app for his country house, Errwood Hall! Built in the early 1840s, the hall was...