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North Foreland

Round Barrow(s) (Destroyed)


I hope I've got the grid reference right. The barrows were behind North Foreland Lodge (later St Stephen's College, and now?).
Between Broadstairs and King's Gate there is a lighthouse, erected, in 1683, on the North Foreland, the most easterly point in England*[..] A desperate battle is said to have been fought by the Saxons and Danes near this place in 853, the site of which is marked by two tumuli.
From p 442 of 'The British Gazetteer' by Benjamin Clarke (v1, 1852). Spotted online at Google Books.

*Not actually true. The bit about the battle might not be actually either.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
14th October 2007ce
Edited 14th October 2007ce

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