Dudley Castle is a ruined castle in the town of Dudley, West Midlands, England. Dudley Zoo is located in its grounds.It is also a Grade I listed building.The Site of the Oldest Excavated Condom: Dudley Castle, West Midlands, England.
In the mid 1980’s brave archaeologists fishing about in the cesspit of Dudley Castle fingered some pretty amazing artifacts: five scraps of animal membrane were gently lifted from the muck. Those little scraps, resembling thin leather, were later recognized as condom fragments dating between 1642 and 1647. Later, five more condoms were found, nestled one inside the other.