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Following the battle William the Conqueror built Battle Abbey – a penance ordered by the Pope for the loss of life incurred in the conflict. Today you can visit the famous English Heritage site 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield and experience the battle through dramatic film, audio tours, interactive exhibits and walking the battlefield.
The abbey is leased to a school, which still occupies the buildings.
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It is now 182 years since Battle, Hayward & Bower Limited first started manufacturing and wholesaling veterinary products in Lincoln. This impressive history has been achieved by a continual process of innovation and evolution to encompass the needs of our customers. About Us | Wholesaling | Manufacturing
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Dedicated to the heroic and selfless deeds of the men who fought the Battle of Britain, 10 July to 31 October, 1940. Memorial Day 2017 will be on Sunday 9 July.
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The town subsequently spread beyond the Abbey walls and today offers a diverse mix of attractions, galleries and restaurants waiting to be discovered and enjoyed.
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BBC Radio Kent journalist Jo Burn has been named Kent`s Feature Journalist of the Year for creating a trio of evocative pieces, including one set in 1940. Jo, a regular and popular… Read more
William is crowned King of England at Westminster.
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Clear explanations of natural written and spoken English
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Live and breathe the story of England at royal castles, historic gardens, forts & defences, world-famous prehistoric sites and many others.
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Hemingfold Meadow is a site of biological interest consisting of two meadows with nationally rare grassland species.
Lord Harry Vane and his wife, the future Duke and Duchess of Cleveland, buy the estate. They spend vast amounts and receive many famous visitors.
The town of Battle was gradually built around the Abbey, and later developed a reputation for the quality of the gunpowder produced in the area. In the mid 18th century, the town supported five watchmakers in the High Street. Today, Battle is known as a tourist destination.
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In Anthony Burgess' novel "Earthly Powers", Battle is the hometown of its main character, Kenneth Toomey, where Toomey's father has a dental surgery.
The Black Death reduces the abbey's population from 52 to 34.
Blackhorse Quarry, a site of palaeontological interest which has produced many fossil bones and teeth including Iguanodon and crocodiles.
Battle is a small town and civil parish in the local government district of Rother in East Sussex, England. It lies 55 miles (89 km) south southeast of London, 32 miles (51 km) east of Brighton and 24 miles (39 km) east of the county town of Lewes. Nearby towns include Hastings to the southeast and Bexhill-On-Sea to the south.
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Tuesday 18th October @ 7:15pm Location: Battle
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Please join us for our traditional short service at the National Memorial to the Few when we commemorate Battle of Britain Day on 15 September. This is a short and simple occasion… Read more