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Combe Valley latest – still there!

Recently, Hastings Battleaxe, aka Stephanie Gaunt, went for for an interesting walk round Combe Valley Countryside Park with the WI walking group. They headed off from the car park by the Hastings Garden Centre up towards the back of the Pebsham landfill site. This is her blog.

Nick Austin and a colleague examine helmet rings excavated at the site in Crowhurst Valley where he believes the Battle of Hastings took place. (Photo: Bill Coney)

New battlesite theory collides with road plans

Recent research by local historian Nick Austin points to Crowhurst Valley as the site of the Battle of Hastings – just where the Bexhill to Hastings link road is due to be built. If the road goes ahead on the currently planned route, he fears it will destroy what could become a World Heritage Site and a major attraction for Hastings, writes Nick Terdre.

Posted 10:28 Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 In: 1067 & All That Tags: , , , , ,
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