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Lewesdon Iron Age Hillfort

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Earthwork on Lewesdon Hill, about 3/4 mile south of the parish church, forms an enclosure rather over one hectare in internal area. This site consists of a comparatively narrow hill with a flat curved top some 300 meters long by an average width of about 40 meters. The south-west and most...

Hillfort, Ditchling Beacon

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Part NT Owned. ESRO SMR Listing. Ditchling Beacon, a pre-Roman contour camp. The summit is marked by a beacon hearth standing within the area of the camp at 813 ft OD [NT SMR 2]. A simple vallum rises c. 6ft above the ditch on the western side and both ditch and vallum follow the contour,...

Rothley Stell, Wallington

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

An Iron Age hillfort occupies a prominent rock outcrop with wide views on all sides except the NE. On the W and S sides the defences consist of a single rampart. On the N and E sides there are two ramparts and two ditches, with an additional counterscarp bank beyond the outer ditch on the...

Ros Castle

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Iron Age hillfort. The NT owns the eastern half of Ros Castle, including the outurned entrance to NE and the best remaining part of the rampart to the north. It is also a beacon site.

Hill Fort at Mynydd y Graig, Plas yn Rhiw

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This impressive site is situated around the large outcrop of Creigiau Gwinau, a feature that is in fact used as part of the forts defences. The outcrop forms a large spine of rock running along a north east - south west axis to the south east of which lies a relatively level area of land m...

Remains of Iron Age Dinghurst Camp, Dolebury Warren

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Dinghurst Camp; a satellite of Dolebury now almost totally obliterated by quarrying but one stretch of north- south bank remains on its eastern side. Originally of about 4 acres and roughly circular ( Hollinrake C & N, 1985). Described by Skinner in his journal as having an entrance to Wes...

Hillfort? Y Castell, Near to St Elvis

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Though recorded in the 1986 NT survey, this site is not on NT property. It was not visited during the course of this re-survey.

Woolbury Ring Hillfort

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Woolbury a strong hilltop camp of 8 hectares with a single bank and ditch. The National Trust owns the W ditch of the Hillfort, the boundary fence running along the top of the bank.. A causeway across the ditch and a breach in the bank on the W side appears to be an original entrance.The...

Uffington Castle, White Horse Hill

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A univallate, Iron Age hill-fort of about eight acres, with a counterscarp bank and a single entrance. Limitedexcavation has shown that the inner bank appeared to be sarsen faced, and two rows of post-holes discovered suggesteither a timber palisade or posts incorporated in the sarsen faci...

Dewerstone Hillfort, Goodameavy

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Dewerstone Hillfort is sited on the summit of the Dewerstone Rock. It is possible to trace the dry stone perimeter wall for almost the entire circuit. Within the rampart are various features: cairns, pits, terraces and walls; it is not possible to be certain of the chronology of these feat...