hillfort


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hillfort

(ˈhɪlˌfɔːt)
n
(Archaeology) archaeol a hilltop fortified with ramparts and ditches, dating from the second millennium bc

hillfort

A prehistoric stronghold with ditches and ramparts, constructed on top of a hill.
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hillfort

[ˈhɪlˈfɔːt] Ncastro m
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He was so much of a threat to the English that, on March 6 1406, the burgesses of Flint 'sallied forth and beheaded him at the nearby hillfort on Moel-y-Gaer.
The question for #AskExaminer has been posed by a reader who recalls reading about the hill being used a settlement in the Bronze Age, a hillfort in the Iron Age and a castle in the 12th century.
FROM Humbleton Hill near Wooler, you can look across towards Yeavering Bell, Northumberland's largest hillfort, three miles to the west.
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700BC: Iron Age settlement /substantial hillfort - the only one known in the Cleveland area.
They began at 6am by hiking up to the Tre'r Ceiri hillfort on Yr Eifl.
He was found near a hillfort in Saline, Fife, around 12 miles from his home.
A two mile guided walk up to Caer Drewyn hillfort to watch the annual Perseids meteor shower.
From bronze age enclosure to Anglo-Saxon settlement; archaeological excavations at Taplow hillfort, Buckinghamshire, 1999-2005.