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This county town of Sussex was an ancient Saxon town and it became fortified with a castle (open for viewing) shortly after the Norman Conquest. Its former residents include diarist John Evelyn and revolutionary John Paine. Lewes is positioned in such a way that nearly wherever you stand you can see countryside and also wherever you look are historical buildings. The town is famous for its torchlit parade of Nov 5

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