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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 678589

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NN80NW 6 8338 0936.

(NN 8338 0936) Ancient Earthwork (NAT).

OS 6"map, (1958)

A small native promontory fort (Crawford 1949) with a triple line of defence partly ramparted and trenched, partly terraced, the rough oval shape being completed by steep slopes.

D Christison 1900; O G S Crawford 1949.

An Iron Age fort as described by Crawford and Christison. A later field bank and field override and obliterate the defences on the NE sector. The site is wooded and obscured by undergrowth.

Re-surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (W D J) 22 May 1967.

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