Yabarahigashimura Yashiki

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History

Yabarahigashimura Horinōchi was the medieval fortified residence of one Yabara Tarō, a minor feudalist. The yashiki was about 50m² in area, typical of the locale, ensconced by a dry moat with earthen ramparts. The moat was not as wide as at the nearby Hosogaya-yakata.


Visit Notes

There are still ruins after all this time at this medieval fortified residence. A ditch-like karabori (dry moat) and dorui (earthen ramparts) are to be found. The site is now a modern residence, and the dorui is tallest in the west, but it goes around to the north as part of a garden. It's clear that the plot has long been occupied because the road reaching it is suddenly forced to bend around.




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Castle Profile
English Name Yabarahigashimura Yashiki
Japanese Name 矢原東村屋敷
Alternate Names 矢原東村堀之内
Founder Yabara Tarō
Year Founded Sengoku Period
Castle Type Fortified Manor
Castle Condition Ruins only
Historical Period Pre Edo Period
Artifacts Dorui, Karabori
Features trenches
Visitor Information
Access Hakuyachō Station on the Ôito Line; 15 minute walk
Visitor Information Private Property
Time Required 10 minutes
Location Azumino, Nagano Prefecture
Coordinates 36° 19' 37.88" N, 137° 53' 57.01" E
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Admin
Added to Jcastle 2021
Contributor ART
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