Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Longthorpe Tower: City’s heritage has tower power

A hidden gem in Peterborough’s heritage has been named as one of the top 100 historic visitor attractions in the country.

Longthorpe Tower, in Thorpe Road, features in a book out this week called “100 Places That Made Britain”.

The building is described as a “non-descript tower” on the outside, but once visitors enter they are wowed by the 14th century paintings which are thought to be the most important examples of their kind in northern Europe.

Click here to read this article from the Peterborough Evening Telegraph