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Winsbury Hill, Marksbury, Somerset

Earthworks (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – ST 6706 6307 Also Known as: Windsbury Hill Archaeology & History Apparently, all traces of the possible prehistoric camp or enclosure that were located by Edward Burrow in the 1920s, seems to have vanished. … Continue reading

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Castle Hill, Culross, Fife

Hillfort: OS Grid Reference – NS 97105 89923 Getting Here Take the A907 road between Clackmannan and Comrie and, close to Bogside Farm at the roadside, but on the other side of the road where the bridge crosses a burn, … Continue reading

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Oldfield Hill, Meltham, West Yorkshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SE 0874 1009 Getting Here From the crossroads at the centre of Meltham, near the church, take the Wessenden Head Road up out of town for about a mile.  Keep your eyes peeled to right … Continue reading

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Castle Hill, Little Wittenham, Oxfordshire

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – SU 570 925 Also Known as: Sinodun Camp Wittenham Clumps Getting Here Either reach this from Dorchester’s Dyke Hills by crossing the bridge over the Thames at its southwestern side and walk thru the village … Continue reading

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Dyke Hills, Dorchester, Oxfordshire

Settlement:  OS Grid Reference – SU 5735 9364 Also Known as: Dorchester Dykes Dorchester Fort Getting Here Easy to find.  From Dorchester town centre, take the road at the bottom of town where the church is and walk along to … Continue reading

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Martinsell Hill, Oare, Pewsey, Wiltshire

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – SU 1764 6396 Also Known as: Martin’s Hill Archaeology & History The second highest of Wiltshire’s prehistoric camps or hillforts, Martinsell Hill was described as early as the 13th century as ‘Mattelsore’ and was known … Continue reading

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Devil’s Dyke, Poynings, Sussex

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – TQ 260 111 Also Known as: Brighton Dyke Poor Man’s Wall  Getting Here Plenty of ways of approaching this huge fella!  Personally, I’d take it from the steep valley immediately east and north where the … Continue reading

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