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Battle in East Sussex, England, United Kingdom
 

Great Gatehouse

 

— Battle of Hastings, 1066 —

 
Great Gatehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 9, 2018
1. Great Gatehouse Marker
Inscription.  
Great Gatehouse
This Fortified gatehouse, the main
entrance to the abbey, was begun in
1338. It replaces an earlier gatehouse.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1338.
 
Location. 50° 54.897′ N, 0° 29.151′ E. Marker is in Battle, England, in East Sussex. Marker can be reached from the intersection of High Street and Park Lane, on the right when traveling south. Located on the Battle Abbey Museum at the Battle of Hastings Battlefield. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Battle, England TN33 0AD, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Battle of Hastings and Battle Abbey (here, next to this marker); Battle town and the abbey’s estates (a few steps from this marker); William the Conqueror Trail (a few steps from this marker); On the very spot (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Great Gatehouse (a few steps from this marker); The Outer Court (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cloister
Great Gatehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 9, 2018
2. Great Gatehouse Marker
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this page online
(about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); The 11th-century Church (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Battle.
 
Also see . . .  English Heritage - 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield. (Submitted on January 16, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
The Great Gatehouse, now the Battle Abbey Museum image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 9, 2018
3. The Great Gatehouse, now the Battle Abbey Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 16, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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