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Gradishte locality, near the Vratsata pass

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

The Vratitsa stronghold in the Gradishte locality is situated in the Vratsata pass, 1,8 km southwest from the centre of the town of Vratsa in direction to Zgorigrad village. The site was inhabited for a long period. Numerous finds testify to occupation already in the 4th – 1st century BC,...

Asenova fortress

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

The Asenova fortress (Asen’s fortress) is situated 2,36 km south from the centre of the city of Asenovgrad. It is located on the Mogilata ridge, on a single cliff, and covers an area of 20 decares. The ridge has vertical, overhanging the river slopes which make it inaccessible from three o...

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

An Iron Age cliff-top fort, surviving as two rather widely spaced concentric arcs of ditches located on a bluff overlooking the River Till at Etal. According to the original recorder they were visible as earthworks, but on aerial photographs taken in 1980 they appear only as crop marks. Th...

PORDENACK POINT

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

A prominent headland separated from the mainland by a wide natural depression. There are no traces of any defences. It has been supposed that it may have been a cliff castle or hillfort.

Possible Hillfort on Gredenton Hill

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

The site of a possible hillfort which dates to the Iron Age. The earthworks of the ramparts are visible on aerial photographs and it is located 1km south west of Fenny Compton.{1} One of the spurs of the Burton Dassett hills, called Gredenton Hill, has its steep sides scarped into a series...

The Wrekin Hillfort

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

The Hillfort on the Wrekin consists of inner and outer lines of defence conforming to the shape of the hill, with entrances along the ridge at the NE and SW ends. The inner rampart survives only as a low mound along most of its length, though increased considerably in height at each end, w...

Goblin Combe, North Somerset

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This project was a jointly funded purchase of Cleeve Wood, Goblin Combe, North Somerset, which contains a SSSI and a Scheduled Ancient Monument. Funding for the project came from English Heritage, English Nature and the countryside Agency Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund and the Heritag...

YARNBURY CASTLE

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

Enclosed Iron Age Farmstead (Pave Lane Hillfort)

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

Multivallate enclosure. A trivallate enclosure showing as a cropmark with crop beaten down over ditches. Possible entrance on the W side <1>Although discovered by aerial photography, part of it survives as an earthwork <3>Evaluated for MPP in 1990-1, Low score as one of 18 Smal...

Corn y Fan Hillfort

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

MULTIVALLATE ENCLOSURE COMPRISING 3 RAMPARTS ABOUT 3M HIGH AND 3 DITCHES ISOLATING A ROCKY PROMONTORY. ENTRANCE AT E. OCCUPIABLE AREA ABOUT 48M ACROSS (NE-SW). Tiny trivallate fort on a prominent and steep hill. May be a post-Roman site, though has no finds to support such a dating (Dark,...