Welcome to Battle Local History, a site bringing together the collections of historical knowledge of the town and district of Battle, East Sussex, site of arguably the most decisive battle ever fought on English soil: the Battle of Hastings. Our aim is to engage the public in researching and understanding the fascinating history of this famous town. The buttons below link to the writings of the Historical Society, the collections of the town museum, extra information for visitors to Battle, and to Exhibitions Extra, a wealth of historical research and expert comment on the themes of Battle's development over the centuries.
It's more than just 1066...
Reenactment images courtesy of Peter Grant
THE LOCAL HISTORY OF BATTLE, EAST SUSSEX
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