Multivallate hillfort, 483m south west of Clinch - List Entry

  • Description

    "....The monument includes a multivallate hillfort of Iron Age date, situated on the summit of Castle Knowe. It has steep natural slopes on its west and north sides, gentle slopes on its south and east sides and is overlooked by Gibbs Hill and the eastern knoll of West Hill. The hillfort is sub-circular and measures approximately 60m north to south by 75m east to west. It is surrounded by three roughly concentric ramparts formed by scarping the natural slope. The outer rampart is the most substantial and stands to a maximum height of 2.8m externally and 0.9m internally. On the western side of the hillfort, the inner and middle ramparts merge together...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years ago
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