Remains of a 1st century fort (or possibly a civilian settlement), and bath house, have been excavated at Prestatyn. The timbers which supported an aqueduct leading to the bathouse, were found preserved, and a nearby metalsmith's shop was unearthed.
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The oldest part of The Crown Hotel is thought to have been built in the mid-1500s, with much of the timber frame of the building reputedly being taken from old warships in Hampshires dockyards.Legend has it that the hotel is haunted by at least four ghosts.Weather permitting , why not … more >>
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When William the Conqueror overcame King Harold and his Saxons at the Battle of Hastings, one of his first acts was to establish three powerful castles in the southeast of his new realm, at Canterbury, Dover, and Rochester. His new castle at Canterbury is what is now called Dane John, a corruption of the French word for donjon, or keep. ... more