Pevensey Castle (East Sussex) Reviews
Newest Review: ... it was Norman's Bay just a mile or so away) before marching to victory over King Harold. Before the conflict, the then Duke of Normandy had his army construct a dry ditch inside the west gate wall to provide some protection, should they be attacked whilst saying there. The original walls were kept as an additional strong hold and bailey, with a wooden structure - the basis for the new castle - being constructed around 1100AD. Most of the Norman walls are still standing. The remains of a moat have been left in place, with a "draw bridge" leading you across to a mighty portcullis. Inside the Norman walls you will find the outlined... more
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by - written on 28/04/11 (Very useful, 120 readings)
Having grown up right opposite Pevensey Castle, I feel I should write a review on it. Pevensey Castle can be found in the historic village of Pevensey, East Sussex. The castle is actually two castles. The outer walls were built by the Romans in the 4th Century, whilst the inner walls were built under the order of William the Conqueror. ==Roman Walls== Sadly, much of the original stone work has worn away over the years, with just a crumbling shell left. To access the Roman castle, entry is free as a public footpath runs right through the grounds. You can see where the gate house to the west used to be and archaeologists have unearthed Roman ... Read the complete review
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