Pevensey Castle

Penvensey, East Sussex, UK


Pevensey Castle, Penvensey, East Sussex

Pevensey Castle was build as a coastal defence fortress.

  • In the 4th century one of the last and strongest of the Roman 'Saxon Shore' forts.
  • In the 1250s the towered bailey wall was constructed.
  • Strengthened to face the threat of the Spanish Armada in 1588.
  • World War II, pillboxes and machine gun posts were cunningly camouflaged among its ancient walls.

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