Keys to the Past

Castle Hill earthwork (Earle)

The remains of an earthwork enclosure can be seen beneath modern forests at this site. There is a slight earth bank, but no evidence for a surrounding ditch. It is possible that these are the remains of an Iron Age settlement.

Reference number:N1497
Historical period: Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1955; E Geary
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1969; R W Emsley



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Earle


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