Bronze Age ring ditch. Iron Age multivallate hillfort. Roman enclosure.
Enclosing an area of 9.1 ha. Possibly had three phases of construction. England’s lowest lying hillfort.
Late Iron Age domestic roundhouse found
Associated with Boudiccea.
Deliberately destroyed by the Romans.
500 BC c; Possibly built.
40-60 Main period of occupation.
47-48 May have been the site of the siege of Ostorius Scapula
1970’s-1980’s Outer ditches levelled.
1976 Field Investigation.
1980 Excavated by the British Museum.
1983 Geophysical Survey
1987 On Scheduled list.
1988 Surveyed and measured
1990’s Human remains found on site including a four year old child’s skull showing sword marks.
1991 Geophysical survey
1991 Restoration work undertaken
1995-1997 Surveyed and Measured
1995-1997 Recorded by The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project, Wessex Archaeology.