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Explore Pevensey Court House Museum & Gaol

Pevensey court house

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Pevensey Court House Museum & Gaol
High Street
East Sussex
BN24 5LG

Discover Pevensey's former Court House, Gaol and Town Hall dating back to Tudor times and enjoy a Curator's 20 minute talk 'Maritime Pevensey and our historic Cinque Ports seals' at 11am on Saturday.

Visit the Old Court Room and Dock as it was used until 1886, enter the prison cells and visit the stocks, Tudor window and exercise yard below.

Attractions include a unique pictorial recreation of William's 1067 return to Pevensey and a full size hand embroidered replica of the Bayeux Tapestry Pevensey scene.

Discover amazing history and artefacts from Roman times to WWI. Plus a fully costumed Beadle, fascinating bygones in the robing room and a dinosaur footprint!

Follow the children's discovery trail and take home your own bail certificate!

Based in the village of Pevensey, just outside of Eastbourne, and landing place of William the Conqueror. Pevensey is also home to a Norman castle built by William the Conqueror upon the site of a Roman fort.

New additions include enhanced Roman Displays, Hand stitched replica of Bayeux Tapestry Pevensey Landing Scene, and a unique painting of William's 1067 return to Pevensey.


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