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PORTCHESTER CASTLE

PORTCHESTER CASTLE
PORTCHESTER CASTLE

Originally a shore fort, built in the 3rd century, Portchester is the most complete Roman walled stronghold in Northern Europe. Subsequently a medieval fortress, palace and prison holding Dutch, French (and possibly American?) captives, it is now a place of recreation with a cricket pitch inside and popular with dog-walkers.

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Location/Address: Church Road, Portchester
County: Hampshire
Post Code: PO16 9QW
Main Historic Period: Medieval
Link to featured article: http://bitaboutbritain.com/portchester-castle/
Primary Management: English Heritage
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