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TOWTON

TOWTON
TOWTON

Site of the Battle of Towton, 1461, reputedly the longest, biggest and bloodiest battle ever fought on British soil.  There is a waymarked walk around the site, with useful information boards, and the countryside is pleasant.  The Towton Battlefield Society offers guided tours.

Location/Address: B1217, South of Towton village
County: North Yorkshire
Post Code: LS24
Main Historic Period: Medieval
Link to featured article: Towton
Useful Website Address: Towton Battlefield Society website
Tip/Nearby: Lead Church
Primary Management: Unknown
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