Aconbury Camp: Roman Camp

 

Aconbury Hill Looking south over sheep pasture from King’s Pitts.
By Jonathan Billinger, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=14207148

 

  • Aconbury, Herefordshire.
  • Scheduled Monument – Monument Number 632470

Irregular shaped Iron Age hill fort- Roman settlement covering approximately 17.5 acres and defended by a rampart with outer ditch and counterscarp. Entrances are located at the south east and south west corners.

 

200 BC                        Occupied.

4 C                               Dating from: Romano-British pottery finds.

1642                            Lord Herbert occupied the site with his Royalist Army.

1645                            The Scottish army camped on the site.

1948                            Excavated.

1951                            Excavated.

1971                            Field Investigation.

2003-2008                  Management agreement.

 

 

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