Portchester castle

its origin, history and antiquities
  • 109 Pages
  • 0.14 MB
  • English

Woodward , Portsea
The Physical Object
Pagination109 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19708228M

Portchester Castle [Barry Cunliffe] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Portchester Castle: Barry Cunliffe: : Books Skip to main content. PORTCHESTER CASTLE, HAMPSHIRE - an Original Antique Engraving, printed in PORTCHESTER CASTLE, HAMPSHIRE - an Original Antique Engraving, printed in Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Portchester Castle (Portchester, England) Portchester (Hampshire) Hampshire -- Portchester. More like this: Similar Items. Portchester castle book The old castle: Recently I went on a nighttime tour of Portchester Castle. My group of about 9 and the tour guide went with me.

As we went around the church I noticed a brown shape like a monk. I bought a book the next day and it said that the castle has often been reported for a brown monk.

Strangely no one else saw it. There it is. Portchester Castle From the Train Station it`s about a 20 mins walk to the castle, Through the High Street and just follow Castle Street. English Heritage own the castle so it was £8 per adult (March prices)to get in. Was met by two lovely ladies who told me all what to do and gave me a /5().

Porchester Castle, Fareham, Hampshire. Set against a spectacular backdrop and surrounded by the most complete Roman Walls in Northern Europe, the prodigious keep of Portchester Castle towers over the northern extremity of Portsmouth harbour, a solid symbol of.

The most impressive and best-preserved of the Roman 'Saxon Shore' forts, Portchester Portchester castle book was originally built in the late 3rd century. An exhibition in the keep interprets the history of the castle and Portchester village, and displays finds excavated on site.

The inclusive audio tour explains life in the castle over the centuries. Don't MissLocation: Church Road, Portchester, PO16 9QW, Hampshire. Portchester Castle, Portsmouth, United Kingdom. 6, likes 4 talking about this 54, were here. Portchester Castle/5().

Portchester Castle stands in a commanding position at the north end of Portsmouth Harbour. The Romans built a huge fort here, which remains the best preserved Roman fort north of the Alps. After the Norman Conquest a castle was built in one corner of the fort.

: Excavations at Portchester Castle, Vol III: Medieval, the Outer Bailey and its defenses (Society of Antiquaries Occasional Papers) (v. 3, ) (): Cunliffe, Barry: Books.

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"Short History of Portchester Castle by John Vaughan. Title Short History of Portchester Castle. Author John Vaughan. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public.

Portchester Castle was taken into Crown control in by Henry II. He spent modest sums enhancing the accommodation and regularly used these facilities as he travelled to and from the continent. The castle was prepared for a siege in during a rebellion against the King but no action was recorded.

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If you can, walk round Portchester Castle to the Watergate and enter it the way that most Romans would have first seen it. Standing there, looking across the wide expanse of water to Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight beyond, it seems a strange place to build a castle.

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Excavations at Portchester Castle, Vol III book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Situated at a strategic point on the south coas 5/5(2).

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Portchester Castle was the assembly point for English military expeditions to France, including the campaigns of Edward III which led to the Battle of Crecy () and Henry V’s invasion which led to the Battle of Agincourt in and, ultimately, the Treaty of Troyes in See all available apartments for rent at The Castle in Port Chester, NY.

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Great time at Portchester Castle First time I have ever been to Portchester castle and I was really surprised by the amount of history the castle has to offer.

My son had a school project to do on castles so off we set to Portchester castle when we arrived parking was easy and a short walk around some of the /5(). The Silver Classic collection can be found on floors 9 – 16 of Portchester House, making the most of the amazing views, north and south, in the heart of the building.

You also enjoy even more space to make your own in one of our various ClassicPlus rooms. Portchester was an easy daytrip from our base in London.

Portchester Castle was surprising as the main display is all about its Black history. The presence of the Black prisoners of war fromcounters the idea that Black people only arrived in Britain in the s as the Windrush Generation.

We visited the castle on a warmish December day. Portchester Castle, Portchester: See reviews, articles, and photos of Portchester Castle, ranked No.1 on Tripadvisor among 4 attractions in Portchester/5().

Voice 4 Portchester members. The main aim of this group when it was set up in was and still is to promote community spirit within. Sketches of Portchester Castle /, Collection of British art from the Elizabethan period to the present day, including paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, rare books, and manuscripts.

Elephant & Castle station is on the Northern and Bakerloo Lines, just a 3 minute walk from Portchester House. The neighbourhood is served by 29 bus routes, including night buses.

So whether you’re getting up early to get to labs and lectures, or coming back late. Southwick Priory or Our Lady at Southwick (/ ˈ s ʌ ð ɪ k /) was a priory of Augustinian canons founded in Portchester Castle on Portsmouth Harbour and later transferred 2 miles ( km) north to Southwick, Hampshire, ceased at the Dissolution of the Monasteries in Founder(s): Henry I.

On the way you will discover Portchester Castle’s ghostly crusader, Britain’s last woman to be jailed for witchcraft (during World War 2) Hayling Island’s church that sank beneath the sea, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s communications with the dead, Southsea’s plague of Fortune Tellers –.

Portchester Castle in Hampshire has enjoyed a colourful history from its Roman origins to the present day. This guidebook combines a tour of the remains of the castle with a history of its architectural development and of the lives of its many and varied occupants.5/5(2). After the Norman Conquest the manor of Portchester was granted to William Mauduit and by the time of his death in about the inner bailey of the castle had been created.

The raising of the keep to two storeys took place beforeat which date the castle reverted to the Crown. Books. Michael G Shapland, Cunliffe, B.W., Porchester Castle is a great historic site to take visitors to both from home and abroad.

The Roman curtain walls are almost 2, years old -and the inner ruins /5().The beautiful setting of Portchester Castle in all its glory will be the setting for the inaugural Portchester Castle 10k. A multi lap 10k around the grounds of Portchester Castle and the local countryside.3/5(2).