Remains of Town Wall, South Crescent, Hartlepool

These walls are the remains of the towns fortifications and date from the early 14th century. Medieval towns generally had walls around them and protected gates that could be closed to keep the town safe from attack. These walls also provided protection for the town from the sea.


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Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)


town wall defence seaside Medieval (1066 - 1484)