Battle Abbey, Battle

Great Gatehouse (1338)
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Founded by William the Conqueror as penance for the Battle of Hastings (1066), this ruined abbey lies next to the battlefield that changed English history.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
319667
Names
Battle Abbey
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Heritage Lists
Street Address
High Street
Postcode
TN33
Coordinates
50.914293° N, 0.487154° E
Phone
01424 775705 / 01424 776787

Timeline

Resources

  1. Battle Abbey: A brief history and virtual tour Georgia College & State University.
  2. Blue Guide England
  3. Battle Abbey, Sussex Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Irel.
  4. 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield English Heritage. Official source.
  5. Battle Abbey Wikipedia.
  6. The National Heritage List for England English Heritage.

Article Info

Article Title
Battle Abbey (Battle, England)
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Last Updated
April 11, 2015