Tsukurioka Castle (Mikawa)

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History

It is said that Tsukuriokajō, built on a small terrace of the Yamatsuna River, was the residence of Matsudaira Ietoshi, also called Umanosuke, a son of Matsudaira Nobumitsu, in the 15th century. Nearby, his brother, Kazotsugu, also called Samanosuke, also had a residence, Funayamajō. Funayama Castle (Mikawa) overlooked Tsukurioka Castle.


Visit Notes

Tsukuriokajō is a hirajiro (flatland castle) site which sits on a slight terrace in the Oka Township of Okazaki Municipality. Astute castle-bloggers have identified possible earthworks remains in the form of a segment of dorui (earthen ramparts) alongside a rural homestead. I checked it out myself and I could believe its dorui. The suggestion of a mound continues along the northeastern corner of the homestead. Something > Nothing.




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Castle Profile
English Name Tsukurioka Castle (Mikawa)
Japanese Name 三河作岡城
Founder Matsudaira Ietoshi
Year Founded 15th Century
Castle Type Fortified Manor
Castle Condition Ruins only
Historical Period Pre Edo Period
Artifacts Dorui
Features trenches
Visitor Information
Access Miai Station on the Meitetsu-Nagoya Line; 25 minute walk
Visitor Information Private Property
Time Required 10 minutes
Location Okazaki, Aichi Prefecture
Coordinates 34° 55' 30.83" N, 137° 12' 38.30" E
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Admin
Added to Jcastle 2023
Contributor ART
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