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May 2017


THIS MONTH : LATEST DATELINE STORYBOARD: Beachlands


LATEST ON THE TIMELINE : From Bridge Farm to Westham, the untold story of Pevensey School

PEVENSEY LEVELS
By the 1st century the wide bay was partly sheltered by storm beach shingle spits which gradually developed to allow vast quantities of marine and estuarine alluvium to be deposited behind
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National Character Area profile: 124
EVIDENCE OF PRE—URBAN ACTIVITY
Excavations within the fort in 1936 discovered pottery of the 1st and 2nd centuries, suggesting Roman settlement in the vicinity.
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Pevensey Character Assessment Report 2008: Sussex Extensive Urban Survey (EUS) Roland B Harris
LONG LOST PEVENSEY LAGOON
Peter Roper: I set out to learn as much as I could about this mysterious lagoon I'd read about that the Norman ships had supposedly sailed into in 1066AD to land on the North side of old Anderida in a perfectly formed shallow bay. The results began to take my breath away, the long lost mysterious lagoon formed in front of my eyes and what was more I could fly
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Long Lost Pevensey Lagoon, Peter Roper
ANDERIDA—THE CASTLE THE SEA LEFT HIGH AND DRY
The Roman fort, later known as Pevensey Castle is one of a chain of nine forts 'of the Saxon Shore; which was built as part of a huge programme of defensive works undertaken by the Romans during their occupancy of Britain.
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PROJECT GUTENBURG, ENGLISH COAST DEFENCES : FROM ROMAN TIMES TO THE EARLY YEARS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY