ringwork

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ringwork

(ˈrɪŋˌwɜːk)
n
a circular earthwork used as a defence and made up of a surrounding bank and ditch
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El caracter excepcional de los materiales localizados en el interior ha llevado a algunos autores a sugerir que los ringworks eran centros de alto estatus (McOmish, 2011).
He said Mynydd y Gwair is "rich in cairns, cross-ridge dykes, ringworks, fortifications and prehistoric cemeteries".
Hundreds of earthen ringworks and mottes that never evolved from wooden palisades and buildings await another investigator.