Spindlestone Heughs defended settlement - List Entry

  • Description

    "The monument includes a defended settlement typical of sites dating to the Iron Age. It is located on a naturally defensive position which takes advantage of the cliff edges formed by Spindlestone Heughs to the south east. The western edge is marked by a gully which runs from the cliff edge of the Heughs in a north west direction. The settlement is rectangular in shape and has two annexes on the north and west sides, the whole measures 150m east-west by 94m north-south. The north and west sides of the main enclosure are defined by two ramparts and the east side by a single rampart...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1014745
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 10 months ago
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