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PHOTOGRAPHY: BATTLE SCARS 8
Battle Scars - Textures of history on the medieval walls of Battle Abbey
BATTLE SCARS
The rich textures and pockmarked surfaces of centuries old stones and mortar in the wall surrounding Battle Abbey at the end of Battle high street.
The Abbey takes its name from the town and was founded to commemorate the bloody battle that saw William the Conqueror assume control of England at the Battle of Hastings in 1066.The high altar of the abbey church was reputedly on the spot where Harold died and is now marked by a special commemorative stone.