Pevensey Bay, the landing place of William the Conqueror. An engraving by F Jukes from a drawing by J G Shorter, late 18th century. PDA 443/2
South east view of Pevensey Castle by S and N Buck, 1737. PDA 473/20
William the Conqueror’s half brother, Robert, Count of Mortain added a keep to the existing Roman fortifications at Pevensey to make it the centre of Pevensey Rape.