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This field (near the town now called Battle, for some reason!) is where the 1066 Battle of Hastings is believed to have taken place. There is a tourist trail around the field which uses an audio guide to tell the story of the battle. It's a great experience, and for a radio fan like me, it really helped me imagine what it must have been like at the battle. I do remember some other tourists near us, though, who complained: "It's just a field, innit! Rip off!"

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the site of the Battle of Hastings
Filename:kent113.JPG
Location:England
Camera:Canon EOS 450D
Date (GMT):12/07/09 13:49
Original size:4272 x 2848 pixels
Copyright:©Sean McManus

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