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Abingdon Abbey: St. Mary’s Abbey: Abbandun.

  Abingdon Oxfordshire OSGB – SU 5005 9716 Scheduled Monument Monument Numbers – 237919, 1311784   Abingdon Abbey is a Medieval Abbey, church and Benedictine Monastery, with a fortified gatehouse. The size of the site developed over time especially as it is located on… Continue Reading “Abingdon Abbey: St. Mary’s Abbey: Abbandun.”

Blog – Southsea Castle: South Sea Castle: Sousey Castle: Port Sea Castle: South Castle: Chaderton Castle.

  Portsea Island, Portsmouth, Hampshire. OSGB – SZ 64332 98013. Scheduled Monument.   Device fort of Henry VIII built with the proceeds from the Dissolution of the Monasteries. Protects Portsmouth Harbour and defends part of the Solent. The castle was the first fully flanked… Continue Reading “Blog – Southsea Castle: South Sea Castle: Sousey Castle: Port Sea Castle: South Castle: Chaderton Castle.”

Blog – Segedunum: Wallsend

    Wallsend, Tyne-and-Wear, Northumberland. OSGB – NZ 30004 66067, NZ 30037 65992.   The site is located at the eastern end of Hadrian’s Wall and guards the River Tyne. Built on the northern banks at a bend in the river it covers 1.65… Continue Reading “Blog – Segedunum: Wallsend”

Oldbury Hill: Oldbury Camp: Oldbury Hillfort

  Oldbury, Ightam, Kent. OSGB – TQ582562 Scheduled Monument. Monument Number 409479   A multivallate, Iron Age hillfort/camp, roughly diamond shaped. Contour hillfort covering approximately 50 hectares. It is the largest hillfort in the south east of England and is defended on three sides… Continue Reading “Oldbury Hill: Oldbury Camp: Oldbury Hillfort”

Bar Hill Fort/Barr Hill/LACONICUM

    Antonine Wall Twechar, East Dunbartonshire NS707759   The site sits 30 meters south of the Antonine Wall and is recorded as being the highest Roman fort in Scotland. The Military Way runs between the site and the Antonine Wall and was constructed… Continue Reading “Bar Hill Fort/Barr Hill/LACONICUM”

Gaer Penrhos/Caer Penrhos/Castell Penrhos/Castell Cadwaladr/Castle of Llanrhystud/Llan Rhystud.

    Llanrhystud, Dyfed. Scheduled Ancient Monument. Monument Number CD094. PRIVATE PROPERTY.   The site overlooks the village and has views across the Ystwyth Valley and mountains as well as Cardigan Bay in the distance. It comprises of a ringwork castle set within an… Continue Reading “Gaer Penrhos/Caer Penrhos/Castell Penrhos/Castell Cadwaladr/Castle of Llanrhystud/Llan Rhystud.”

Lodge Hill Camp: Lodge Farm: Lodge Wood

    Caerleon, Newport. Scheduled Monument. Iron Age Hillfort.   The hillfort is situated to the north of Caerleon and sits on a narrow ridge overlooking the River Usk, with views across the Severn Estuary, and Caerleon itself. The site dates from around 600… Continue Reading “Lodge Hill Camp: Lodge Farm: Lodge Wood”

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