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Battle, East Sussex
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Exterior view: view from the Abbey Gatehouse of the main road in Battle. The tourist attraction here is marketed as '1066 Battle of Hastings and Battle Abbey'. Unlike the battlefield site at Naseby, see < http://shimmer.shu. >, which is now farmland, the Battlefield at Hastings is open to visitors. There are no traces of the actual battle visible, though the landscape remains largely unaltered apart from the Abbey buildings at the top of hill where the English positions were. The high altar of the Abbey is supposed to have been sited on the spot where King Harold was killed.
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1066 Battle of Hastings. For more information see also English Heritage website at < http://www.english- > .
Tourism -- England (East Sussex)
Hastings, Battle of, England, 1066
Heritage tourism -- England (East Sussex)
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