Old Maps of Beeston

Historic Maps of Beeston and the local area.

Memories of Beeston

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First time I saw the castle I was about 7 years old. I was on the bus with my mother and brother and were going to Chester from Spurstow where we lived. Just as the bus got by the side of the castle there was a big deer inside it and the bus stopped and we all had a good look at it. My mum said it was the (...Read full memory)

I was six and went to the castle with Barbara, my older sister - mum and dad were coming later. In those days the castle was only open to the public on Sundays and Bank holidays and the admission charge was sixpence. We went up to the Dancing ground - a flat piece where they used to dance to music. On the way down I was (...Read full memory)