rack and pinion railway to the top of the cliffs. Another known as the
western railway takes you to the location of Hastings Castle, originally
erected by William the Conqueror in 1066.
( The castle
that is. )
of Hastings Old Town.
towards Hastings from about 5 km distant from the Pevensey side. You can
see the white cliffs and the natural curve of the coast, making it a good
choice for William to land prior to moving inland and the start of his
you had the time and inclination, you could virtually walk around Hastings
and take photographs of the entire Godwin family. Here are a couple of
example of historical road naming.