- Castor, Cambridgeshire
Castor is a village in the
Soke of Peterboroughin England.
Northamptonshire, it is now in Cambridgeshirebut is administered as part of the City of Peterborough, it is four miles west of the city centre.
parish church(dedicated to St Kyneburgha) is notable for its Romanesque architectureand contains notable medieval wall paintings. It is a Grade I listed building.
It was once connected to the railway network by
Castor railway station, but this is now closed. The £9m dual-carriageway Ailsworth-Castor Bypass (part of the A47 trunk road) opened in September 1991.
Castor Hanglands NNR
* [http://www.crsbi.ac.uk/ed/hu/casto/ Church architecture]
* [http://www.paintedchurch.org/castor.htm Medieval wall paintings] (of St Catherine on her wheel)
* [http://www.castorchurch.co.uk Castor Parish Church of St Kyneburgha]
* [http://www.thearchive.org.uk The archives of the parish churches of Castor, Ailsworth, Milton, Upton and Sutton in Cambridgeshire]
* [http://www.castorailsworth.co.uk The Castor and Ailsworth village website]
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