TL1998 : Tout Hill or Mount Thorold / Turold (Peterborough Castle)

taken 8 years ago, near to Peterborough, Great Britain

Tout Hill or Mount Thorold / Turold (Peterborough Castle)
Tout Hill or Mount Thorold / Turold (Peterborough Castle)
Tout Hill (Touthill) was a medieval motte and bailey castle in Peterborough, dating from about 1070 to 1150 AD.

The mound itself is situated just left of centre in the picture. A description of the mound is given here - LinkExternal link with more information and pictures on the Peterborough City Council website here - LinkExternal link

There are three interpretive panels at the bottom of the mound that give some information about the history of the site. There is also a bit more in - 'History and Antiquities of the Cathedral Churches of Great Britain ..., Volume 3, by James Storer (1814)'; Cathedral Church of Peterborough pages 6 - 7 (Digitized LinkExternal link ).

The arch on the right of the picture is just a folly erected by - W.H.Barlow.D.D. Dean 1906.

This is in the Deanery Garden, occasionally open for public viewing.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 May, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 8 April, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 1946 9876 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:34.4130N 0:14.3207W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 19435 98737
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Castle (Ruin)  Castle Site  Castle Hill  Castle Mound 

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