Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

LONGTHORPE TOWER


LONGTHORPE TOWER
Photo Gary Decker

The three storey tower was added in 1310 to a manor house fortified in 1263. The walls inside still have some of the original decorative paintings, the best in the country, which survived after being preserved under whitewash.

English Heritage open summer and weekends.


 

Directions
Off the A47, 2 miles to the west of Peterborough
Thorpe Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE3 6LU

 



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