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|Iron Age hillfort in Derbyshire. Naturally protected by cliffs on 2 sides, the double ramparts on the other side are clearly visible.||11/16/2007||636|
|The place name is a reference to Helsbury Castle, an Iron Age hillfort comprising a single bank and external ditch enclosing an area about 140 metres in diameter. In places the inner face of the bank is visible and this shows that the rampart was built of dry stone walling. An annexe provides an additional enclosed area on the north-east – this may have been to provide defensive outworks to the...||12/12/2009||180|
|Castell Henllys (Welsh, "castle of the old court") is an important archaeological site in north Pembrokeshire, Wales, between Newport and Cardigan.|
This Iron Age hillfort has been the subject of an ongoing excavation for more than twenty years, accompanied by an exercise in reconstruction archaeology whereby experiments in prehistoric farming have been practised. Four r...
|Iron Age hillfort in Wiltshire.||09/15/2007||415|
|Iron Age hillfort in Cornwall.||09/15/2007||506|
|Iron Age hillfort in Nottinghamshire||12/01/2007||328|
|Castle an Dinas is an Iron Age hillfort near St. Columb Major in Cornwall, UK and is considered one of the most important hillforts in the southwest of Britain. It dates from around the second to third century BCE and consists of three ditch and rampart concentric rings, 850 feet above sea level. During the early 1960s it was excavated by a team led by Dr. Bernard Wailes of the University of Pe...||12/12/2009||222|
|Carn Fadryn is a five-hectare Iron Age hill fort and is the name of the hill on which the fort is situated. It lies in the centre of the Llŷn Peninsula, Gwynedd, and overlooks Garnfadryn village.|
There seems to be two phases of ancient hillfort building on Carn Fadryn, followed by a mediæval fortification of the summit. The first period of fortification at Carn Fadryn dates ...
|Chûn Castle is a large Iron Age hillfort near Penzance in Cornwall, United Kingdom. Built around two and a half thousand years ago, the castle fell into disuse until the 6th century AD and was possibly reoccupied to protect the nearby tin mines. Stands beside a prehistoric trackway that used to be known as the Old St. Ives Road.
Edward Lluyd made a plan of this fort in around 1700 remarki...
|Maiden Castle is an Iron Age hill fort 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi) south of Dorchester, in the English county of Dorset. Hill forts were fortified hill-top settlements constructed across Britain during the Iron Age. The name Maiden Castle may be a modern construction meaning that the hill fort looks impregnable, or it could derive from the British Celtic mai-dun, meaning a "great hill".