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Portceastre

Hob Uid: 1074334
Location :
Hampshire
Fareham
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : SU6250004500
Summary : Portchester is listed as a burh in 919, where it was allocated 500 hides, equivalent to a defensive length of 2062 feet. It passed to the King in 904 in exchange for an estate at Bishop's Waltham and may have become a burh shortly afterwards. There are no known Anglo-Saxon coins with a Portchester mint signature.
More information : SU625045. Portchester is listed as a burh ca. 919, where it was allocated 500 hides, equivalent to a defensive length of 2062 feet. It passed to the king in 904 in exchange for an estate at Bishop's Waltham and may have become a burh shortly afterwards. There are no known Anglo-Saxon coins with a Portchester mint signature. (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : The defence of Wessex : the Burghal Hidage and Anglo-Saxon fortifications
Source details :
Page(s) : 214-5
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Early Medieval
Display Date : Documented 919
Monument End Date : 919
Monument Start Date : 919
Monument Type : Burh
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SU 60 SW 112
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Associated Monuments : 238704
Relationship type : General association

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