Croglam Castle defended Iron Age settlement

  • Description

    "....Croglam Castle defended Iron Age settlement is well-preserved as an earthwork. The monument will contain archaeological deposits relating to its construction, use and abandonment and environmental deposits relating to the use of the surrounding landscape. The monument is unusual in occupying a defendable topographic position yet having an internal ditch and outer bank. Therefore the monument provides insight into the diversity of settlement and occupation during the Iron Age. ... The monument includes the earthwork and buried remains of a defended settlement of Iron Age date, situated on the top of a slight hill with views in all directions. The settlement enclosure, also known as Croglam Castle, is preserved as an earthwork and is sub-oval in plan measuring approximately 130m north east to south west by 65m north west to south east. The enclosure is surrounded by a single ditch with a counterscarp bank...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years ago
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