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