Relhan Collection : 74 Cambridge. Castle with spire of St Peter’s church

Relhan, Richard, 1782-1844

Relhan Collection

<p style='text-align: justify;'><p>1800</p><p>This is probably the most realistic view of the Castle after it had lost most of its functions, with grazing horse and rabbits and an air of dereliction. It is taken from somewhere near the present (2020) Shire Hall. The castle mound is now a popular viewpoint over Cambridge, the Gatehouse stood near the site of the square building just beyond the parked cars, and St Peter’s is virtually obscured by buildings and trees but in winter the top of the spire is just visible above buildings between the castle and the site of the Gatehouse.</p></p>

Want to know more?

Under the 'View more options' menu you can find , any transcription and translation we have of the text and find out about sharing this image.

No Contents List Available
No Metadata Available


If you want to share this page with others you can send them a link to this individual page:
Alternatively please share this page on social media

You can also embed the viewer into your own website or blog using the code below: