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Castles and Palaces and fortifications

Warblington Castle

Warblington Castle Hampshire

Although little is left of Warblington Castle, on the southern coast of Hampshire, it was home to several notable families whose role in the history of England, was of extreme importance.

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Fort Cumberland Bombed 1940

Fort Cumberland has stood sentinel at the entrance to Langstone Harbour for 150 years but in 1940 it was heavily bombed. A fascinating map showing the exact location of the dropped bombs shows the extent of the German attack on this fortification.

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Early Saxon Hampshire

The early Saxons in Wessex shunned the Roman towns and religion preferring to settle with their own customs and pagan acts of worship. As Christianity re-emerged, the force of Royalty and Church, with Winchester as their seat, made its slow spread across Hampshire inevitable.

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