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Photo of the ruins of Battle Abbey in England

The ruins of one of the buildings of Battle Abbey, part of the site of the 1066 Battle of Hastings. Before the battle, William The Conqueror promised to build an abbey on the spot if he won. The altar was to stand where king Harold II fell.The abbey was consecrated in 1094.

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the ruins of Battle Abbey
Camera:Canon EOS 450D
Date (GMT):12/07/09 14:47
Original size:4272 x 2848 pixels
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