Portchester CastleAugust 24, 2018 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 15 °C
Trifecta of a place just ouside of Portsmouth.
1 ) Roman fort, best preserved in northern Europe built in about 260 AD to defend against Saxon Pirates.
After the Romans left the locals moved and if you have an enormous walled area you stick in an Abbey and;
2) Best and one of the tallest Norman Keeps in UK.
Was royal palace of Richard II who liked to see stop off on way to France for the weekend and a;
3) Church and graveyard in one corner which also runs cafe at the back as a little earner.
"What have the Romans ever done for us?"
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