Ushiki Castle [Castle Special Topic Japanese History]

牛岐城/アクセス・場所・地図 長宗我部元親が新開実綱を謀殺して弟の親泰を配置し阿波制圧の拠点とした牛岐城 【お城特集 日本の歴史】

[Castle name]
Ushiki castle
where Chosokabe Motochika killed Shingai Sanetsuna and appinted his younger brother Chikayasu to suppress Awa.

Ushiki Castle is a flatland-mountain castle located in Tono Town, Tomioka Town, Annan City, Tokushima Province.
The castle built year is unknown but it is said that it was built by Shingai Saneshige who belonged to Mr. Hosokawa in Awa during Shitoku Period.
When entering Sengoku Era, the influence of Mr. Hosokawa was declined, instead [Miyoshi Nagayoshi]’s influence was expanded. It is considered that Mr. Shingai also belonged to Mr. Miyoshi. Tensho 3 year (1575), [Chosokabe Motochika] started attacked Awa and Kaifu Castle and others gradually fell down.

牛岐城/アクセス・場所・地図 長宗我部元親が新開実綱を謀殺して弟の親泰を配置し阿波制圧の拠点とした牛岐城 【お城特集 日本の歴史】

Tensho 8 year (1580), Motochika even attacked Ushiki Castle, at that time the castle owner [Shingai Sanetsuna (Shingai Dozen)] was surrendered and opened the castle. However, Motochika killed Sanetsuna. He moved [Kosokabe Chikayasu] to Ushiki Castle from Kaifu Castle in order to suppress the frontline of Awa.

牛岐城/アクセス・場所・地図 長宗我部元親が新開実綱を謀殺して弟の親泰を配置し阿波制圧の拠点とした牛岐城 【お城特集 日本の歴史】

Tensho 13 year (1585), Toyotomi Hideyoshi launced Shikoku Battle and Chosokabe Motochika’s castle fell down. When Kosokabe Chikayasu saw this, he escaped to Tosa.

牛岐城/アクセス・場所・地図 長宗我部元親が新開実綱を謀殺して弟の親泰を配置し阿波制圧の拠点とした牛岐城 【お城特集 日本の歴史】

Because of the military award, [Hachisuka Iemasa] was given Awa Country, and [Kashima Masayoshi] was given 10000 stones and appointed as the castle officer. After Masayoshi entered the castle he changed Ushiki to Tomioka, therefore, Ushiki Castle also called [Tomioka Castle].
When entering Edo Era, Kanei 15 year (1638), [Ushiki Castle] was abandoned due to the One Country One Castle policy. A viewing platform and [Ushiki Castle Park] is built on the current castle ruins. However, castle remains have nothing left.

牛岐城/アクセス・場所・地図 長宗我部元親が新開実綱を謀殺して弟の親泰を配置し阿波制圧の拠点とした牛岐城 【お城特集 日本の歴史】

〒774-0030 24-21 Tono Town, Tomioka Town, Annan City, Tokushima Province


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