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ANCIENT WALLS AT CHICHESTER AND CANTERBURY

ANCIENT WALLS AT CHICHESTER AND CANTERBURY

The walls of Chichester (bottom) were there at the time of the Conquest, for the town was Roman-planned and guarded. Even to-day they represent much of the Roman circumvallation. Repeated restoration has kept for them a completeness that one only finds rivalled at York and Chester, and for the townsfolk a very pleasant promenade. The photograph of Canterbury (top) shows walls and moat, lineal descendants of the British earthworks which the Romans repaired and the Kentish folk have kept in order for many a century.

Other pictures from Some Noted Walled Towns


THE NORTH TOWER, YARMOUTH

SOUTHAMPTON'S LOFTY WALLS OF NORMAN DATE

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