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aerial photographs of Pevensey Castle East Sussex, England UK. Originally built in 290 AD by the Romans as a "Saxon Shore Fort to defend against seaborne Saxon raids. In Roman times the fort was known as Anderitum it was garisoned until the Romans left Britain in 410 AD, after which it was occupied by local Britons. In 471 AD the fort was taken in a Saxon raid and all the occupants slaughtered. In 1066 William the Conqueror landed his invading forces at nearby Pevensey bay and camped within the Roman Walls before marching on to the Battle of Hastings and eventual conquest of all England. Immediately after the Norman Conquest , William had the site refortified with a Norman Keep being constructed within the Roman Curtain Wall.

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