National Geographic : 1945 Apr
stair rnotograpner Maynara uwen wiuiams William the Conqueror's Own Monument to the Norman Conquest IsBattle Abbey It represents the fulfillment of his vow made during the Battle of Hastings, or Senlac, in 1066. In -the grounds, aruined altar marks thespot where King Harold is believed to have fallen. The Abbey, now a girls' school, stands at the foot of the main street in the village ofBattle, Sussex. This isthe14th-century, double-arched gatehouse (page 424).