Holkham Camp

  • Holkham, Norfolk
  • OSGB – TF 874 447
  • Scheduled Monument

 

Iron Age promontory hill fort, oval enclosure covering 5 acres and measuring 836ft by 1230ft. Defended on the east by a single rampart, measuring 3.2 – 6.5ft high, and ditch, measuring32.8 – 55.7 ft wide and 3.8ft deep, and the south west strengthened by a creek, there is a natural slope on the western side. An additional outer bank lies to the south east. The counterscarp measures 1.3 – 4.5ft high. There is a possible entrance gap to the south measuring 29.5ft wide.

There is salt marsh on three sides.

 

1976                       Field Investigation.

1998                       Scheduled.

 

 

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