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CHEPSTOW CASTLE AND CANTERBURY'S PRIORY AND THE CHURCHES OF BRAMBER AND NEW SHOREHAM

CHEPSTOW CASTLE AND CANTERBURY'S PRIORY AND THE CHURCHES OF BRAMBER AND NEW SHOREHAM

Chepstow Castle (bottom left) is largely Edwardian, but there are still signs of the original Norman structure, the third of the four courtyards being considered to have been the original keep. This strongly fortified archway has grooves for a portcullis. The passage called the Dark Entry (bottom right) in the precincts of Canterbury Cathedral belongs to the monastic buildings which Lanfranc built in converting S. Augustine's Benedictine foundation into a priory. The church at Bramber (top left) is about contemporary with the castle on the slope of whose mound it stands, on the river Adur, a few miles inland from New Shoreham (top right). This last has the fine S. Mary's church. The lower part of the tower, and the transepts, are Norman.

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