Around Battle Through Time, by Nathan Dylan Goodwin

Around Battle Through Time, by Nathan Dylan Goodwin
Published by Amberley in 2012, 96 pages. Paperback (N7125)

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From the rear side cover: The small Sussex town of Battle owes its very name and creation to the famous Battle of Hastings which took place here in 1066; the most decisive and important battle to have ever taken place in England. Following Duke William of Normandy's crowning victory, Battle prospered through the Middle Ages as a market town, a tradition which continues to this day. Always dominating the landscape of the town has been the magnificent Abbey which William created to celebrate his victory.Through a collection of largely Edwardian photographs, this book tells the story of Battle and the beautiful, historic surrounding villages of Catsfield, Westfield, Sedlescombe, and Crowhurst; each village steeped in its own rich history. Around Battle Through Time is essential reading for anyone who knows and loves this little Sussex town.

The book will delight anyone who has lived or grown up in Battle, as well as people with a more general interest in the social history of this part of East Sussex and beyond....