Guidebook: Portland Castle
Product Code: 07559
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Portland Castle was built by Henry VIII between 1539 and 1540 to protect an important anchorage known as the 'Portland Roads'. It was one of a series of coastal fortresses designed to protect England from invasion by France and Spain, and it remained armed and garrisoned for nearly 250 years. It later served as a prison, a private house and a military barracks. During the Second World War, it was used as an embarkation point for the D-Day landings.
- 32 pages
- Published in 2010 (revised reprint)
Size: Approx. 180 mm (w) x 200 mm (h)
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