Keys to the Past

Wether Hill palisade enclosures (Ingram)

Archaeological excavation and geophysical survey have found the remains of several periods of settlement at the north-east end of Wether Hill hillfort. The earliest remains belong to the Neolithic and Bronze Age, and include several stone-lined graves and pottery vessels. Traces of later Iron Age timber-built buildings were found overlying these remains. Finally, these fell out of use and ploughing took place over the area. This is a scheduled monument protected by law.

Reference number:N3226
Historical period: Later Prehistoric (4000BC to 43AD)
Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Ingram

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