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Guidebook: Portchester Castle

Guidebook: Portchester Castle

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Overview

Portchester Castle’s remarkable history begins in the 3rd century when the Romans built a fort here to combat attacks by barbarian pirates.

In the 5th century it was transformed into a Saxon stronghold, or burgh, to protect this part of the coast from Viking raids.

After the Norman Conquest in 1066, a castle was built inside of the Roman walls. It later became a royal residence. Occupied until the 17th century, it was converted into a prison during the Napoleonic Wars.

This guidebook contains a tour of the castle buildings and the Roman fortifications. It also gives a vivid account of the extraordinary history of the castle and its occupants.

Key Features:

  • 40 pages
  • Paperback
  • Published in 2016


Size: Approx. 160 mm (w) x 285 mm (h)
Author: John Goodall
ISBN: 9781848020078

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