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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.